Sunday, April 10, 2016

A Slam Poem and Infographics








To celebrate national poetry month, we invite you to enjoy an audio poem written and performed by Kristen O. and Olivia A. and artwork by Olivia O.







For the other side of your brain, enjoy two well-researched infographics from ninth grade students.


by Madison T., Grade 9


Works Cited

Osborn, Rick. "Best and Worst Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners." Real Food RX. RealFoodRx.com, 25 Apr. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://realfoodrx.com/sugar-and-artificial-sweeteners/>.

Myers, Wendy. "Deadly Artificial Sweeteners." Live to 110. Live to 110, 2016. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <https://liveto110.com/deadly-artificial-sweeteners/>.

Mercola, Joseph, ed. "Aspartame: By Far the Most Dangerous Substance Added to Most Foods Today." Mercola.com. Joseph Mercola, 6 Nov. 2011. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/11/06/aspartame-most-dangerous-substance-added-to-food.aspx>.

Gunnars, Kris. "10 Disturbing Reasons Why Sugar Is Bad for You." Authority Nutrition. Authority Nutrition, Sept. 2013. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://authoritynutrition.com/10-disturbing-reasons-why-sugar-is-bad/>.

Froelich, Amanda. "Seeking Sweet? The 4 WORST Artificial Sweeteners." True Activist. True Activist, 16 Nov. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://www.trueactivist.com/seeking-sweet-the-4-worst-artificial-sweeteners/>.

Axe, Josh. "The 5 Worst Artificial Sweeteners." Dr. Axe. DrAxe.com, 2016. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://draxe.com/artificial-sweeteners/>.Works Cited






by Shannon W., Grade 9


Works Cited

"Elephants." WWF Global. World Wide Fund For Nature, 2016. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/elephants/>.

"The Poaching Problem." PBS. WNET, 16 Nov. 1997. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/elephants-africa-poaching-problem/11367/>.

Scriber, Brad. "100,000 Elephants Killed by Poachers in Just Three Years, Landmark Analysis Finds." National Geographic. National Geographic Partners, 18 Aug. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140818-elephants-africa-poaching-cites-census/>.

"Stop the Ivory Trade." Bloody Ivory. Born Free Foundation, 2016. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. http://www.bloodyivory.org/stop-the-ivory-trade.





 by Kaycee F., Grade 9 

Works Cited

"State of Create UK." Adobe UK. Adobe, 3 July 2012. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/State-of-Create-UK-Infographic.jpg>.


Pfannkuch, Katrina. "10 Stats on Creativity That Will Change the Way You Do Business." The Kapost Blog. Kapost, 4 Dec. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://marketeer.kapost.com/creativity-stats/>.

Paul, Annie Murphy. "Are We Wringing the Creativity out of Kids?" Kqed News. Kqed, 4 May 2012. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/05/04/are-we-wringing-the-creativity-out-of-kids/>.

Parekh, Rupal. "Global Study: 75% of People Think They're Not Living up to Creative Potential." AdvertisingAge. Crain Communications, 23 Apr. 2012. Web. 4 Mar. 2016. <http://adage.com/article/news/study-75-living-creative-potential/234302/>.

"Creativity and Education: Why It Matters." Adobe. Adobe Systems, 7 Nov. 2012. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. <https://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pdfs/Adobe_Creativity_and_Education_Why_It
_Matters_infographic.pdf>.

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