You might have heard the statistic currently buzzing around the internet that "7% of Americans think Chocolate Milk comes from brown cows." Shocking - right? How could Americans be so scientifically illiterate? When I read this "fact" I initially feel some of the same outrage that I have seen my students reflecting in their posts... Continue Reading →
MetaChicks Donate their Quilt
The last project of 2016-2017 is now all wrapped up - quite literally! The MetaChicks donated their perinatal mental health advocacy quilt to Postpartum Support International. Thank you, Ms. Kreuzer, for visiting our school and taking the quilt for a good cause!
End of year recap and news!
There were 12 amazing and inspiring community partnership projects completed by the Ann Richards Biomedical Students this year that we hope you have enjoyed reading about on our blog. To recap: Team Flo: Mother's Milk Bank of Austin...new volunteer training brochure for new facility Team Silex: Outreach and advocacy for African American mothers to accept... Continue Reading →
Video Blog by Dual Spectrum
Please enjoy our video blog giving a brief description of the road so far!
Progress Updates: Video Blogs!
Hello Beautiful People! Here are a series of videos to help you make your project update video blogs (vlogs). Just to make sure things are clear, here are the requirements: Length: 3-5 Minutes All team members heard/seen Posted on class blog by end of class Content: Problem (please don’t just read your problem statement) Why... Continue Reading →
What’s Happened So Far On -Story Dornsife
Over the course of this project we have had a lot of up and downs. First off, the problem itself probably took a little too long to understand, but once we did it was slightly bumpy sailing from there on out. Our problem is that the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite [TMFW] doesn’t have the means to... Continue Reading →
Chemistry Lab Report (A visit from 8th grade science)
For my most recent project in 8th grade science I worked with a partner to write a professional lab report about the chemical reaction between two substances: Hydrogen and Oxygen. I would rate my overall effort on this project as 3.5 on a scale of 1 to 5. 3.5 means I am proud... Continue Reading →
What Happens Before? -Thalia Gomez
We all know and talk about giving birth but do you all know what happens before? Before giving birth mothers have to carry a baby for nine months where they grow and develop in the uterus. But it all begins at conception where the egg and the sperm combine to form a one celled zygote.... Continue Reading →
Story Dornsife’s Introduction to the BIG thing
Conception and birth are two very different things, but work hand in hand. If it weren't for conception, there wouldn't be birth, and if there wasn't birth there'd be no point to conception. The thing that happens between to two, the big thing that ties the two together, is development. In the book Get Me Out: A... Continue Reading →
Is it safe to have a baby?-Xochitl D.
As I begun to read Get Me Out I realized how lucky we are as women to be living in the 21st century. Thanks to the medical advances that have been made women no longer have to endure as much pain before, during, and after childbirth. Chapter after chapter I would read how inexperienced males... Continue Reading →