Monday, December 5, 2016

BE PART OF THE NATIONWIDE HOUR OF CODE!



Interested in learning an easy way to code? 

Want to learn how to code your own game or App?





Visit during yourfree period, lunch or study hallthe week ofDecember 5th – 9th in the Library


Stop by to check out how to learn code using programs found at Code.org and Scratch

Tutorials available
Work at your own pace and skill-level
Headphones required to listen to tutorials

We are all makers! Check out the WMHS MakerSpace



We are all makers!


Come to the library's MakerSpace Hub during your free period, study hall or lunch.  It is a place to discover, design, create, invent and just tinker. There are a variety of materials and tools you can use to build up or break down while exploring.  Interested in digital creativity such as coding? Join your peers who are coding computer games using different programs.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Welcome back!


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Dr. Brendel ~ Chemistry Research Assignment





Occupational Outlook Handbook
(located under Careers in the databases)
 
Summary:  This database contains information on descriptions of careers, work environment, education and training requirements, possibilities for advancement, job outlook, and the typical earnings. 

Example of occupations:  Chemists, Chemical Technicians, Biochemists and Biophysicists, etc.


Use the Occupational Outlook Handbook to find out the following information. 

1)   The training and education needed for this job

2)   The potential earnings

3)   The expected job prospects in the near future

4)   What workers do on the job 

5)   The working conditions for this job.

6)   States with the best job markets for this type of work.
 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Mrs. Porter ~ Argument Research Paper




Self-Selected Controversial Issue Project -
Socratic Discussion and Argument Research Paper


You will research one controversial issue of your choice and participate in an in-class Socratic discussion activity where you will defend and refute your own topic. The purpose of this assignment is to encourage you to explore and develop your own mastery of an issue currently debated and to discover new ways to analyze and discuss a controversial issue of personal interest. Bring your self-selected controversial issue research with you to school every day – you will refer to it each day in class during research sessions and class discussions.
 

 Topics:

-Euthanasia                     -Medical Marijuana and Legalization
-Immigration                               -Education- Common Core
-Standardized Testing                -College Affordability
-Gun Control       
-Electoral College and/or Party Delegates
-Same Sex Marriage

Some recommended information resources: 

VRC Databases:
  •  SIRS Knowledge Source
  •  Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition 

Book & eBooks: 
Search for your topic in our book collection at Destiny Library Services or GoFollett.com