Mandala Lang

Student Portfolio 2020-2021
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My Objectives

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My Portfolio

Below is just a sample of some of the projects, trips, and activities we did this year.  I wrote about each item, tagged it with the subject, and uploaded some images and videos.  I hope you like it!

Salem, Massachusetts

Me, my mom, brother, my moms best friend Bonnie and her daughter Adriana drove to Salem for a few days and took one of the which walks around the town of Salem discussing the history of The Salem Witch Trials. The trials began during spring of 1692 after a group of young girls in Salem

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Exhibition Team Gymnastics at the NAC

I joined Ex last year and it was stopped early cause of the pandemic, I joined again this year and quit dance and I love it. I go three times a week for an hour and a half and work on skills I have and don’t have yet on beam, bars, vault and floor everyday

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Skytop Lodge in the Poconos

Me, my mom and brother went to Skytop lodge for three days for my moms birthday in February. They have so much to do there they have a ski and snowboard mountain, tubing, ice skating, arcade, cross country skiing, a outdoor shooting range, and a pool. On our first day we went tubing in the

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50 mins to save the world

I first saw this documentary on my recommended page on YouTube and I decided to watch it before hearing anything about it and what it was about. This documentary talks about the future and what could happen if we don’t stop throwing trash and things in the ocean that do not belong there before all

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Orlando Florida and Universal Studios

Me, my mom, my brother, and stepdad went to Universal Studios in Orlando Florida for a week and stayed in a Hawaiian themed hotel called Loews Royal Pacific Resort and everyday we had to walk on a path to the parks. A few years ago I went to Disney World in Orland with my dad,

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Learning to play the Ukelele

I’m learning how to play the ukelele.  My mom got me a book with CD to learn some songs but mostly I just use youtube for lessons.  I have a chord chart that shows all the proper fingerings for the chords. I also got a book that has chords and music for the songs from

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Snapchat Powerpoint Presentation

I made a powerpoint to show my mom why I should be allowed to get Snapchat. I put facts about Snapchat and reasons I should get it, I gave a presentation that was ten minutes long to my mom and stepdad. My mom said I was very persuasive but I would have to wait till

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Honest History Issue 11 Journey Through the Jungle

Issue 11 of Honest History was called Journey through the Jungle.  This issue was about the Mayan Civilization.  Some interesting facts about the Mayans are: They were one of two ancient civilizations to create the number zero. Their writing system is made up of over 800 hieroglyphics. Kings were buried with goods such as necklaces,

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Honest History Issue 9 The Era of Exploration

This issue of Honest History was called the Era of Exploration.  It is all about the Renaissance period of history. The Renaissance was a period during 1300-1600.  During this time many scientists, artists, explorers, philosophers lived and worked in Europe. This period of time came after the Middle Ages or Dark Ages.  The Black Plague

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Honest History Issue 7 Into the Deep

Jacques Cousteau  Born in france in 1910 always curious about how things worked he learned to read blueprints at a young age and taught himself to build a functioning crane. He saved up his allowance to buy a video camera but when he got home with the camera he took it apart and reassembled it

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Honest History Issue 6: A Secret Mission

This issue of Honest History was all about spies. Spies have been around since ancient times.  The Egyptians, Greeks, Byzantine Empire, and even Japan used them to gain information about their enemies. The feature story in this issue was about Susan Hyde who was a spy in England.  She used invisible ink, code words, and

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Fire Safety at our new apartment

 Moved into a new place Discussed hazards of living in an apartment building Read an article about and watched actual footage of one of the buildings burning that we found on youtube. Discussed how fire travels through apartments and that fire alarms may not work when electricity isn’t working Talked about egress plans in our

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Greenlight card for young teens

Greenlight is a credit card system for teens to use and prepare them for using an actual credit card and track their money and be responsible and for parents to track their purchases.  my mom gave me a green light to use when I go out with friends and know that money on a credit

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Teen Breathe Magazine (Mood Boosters article)

Happiness has many health benefits. the main four brain chemicals called dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins are known as the happy hormones and trigger the most joyful responses and helps our mind.    ways to boost your mood: listen to music  exercise for a bit  extra hours of sleep random acts of kindness  hug your

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Teen Breathe Magazine (Getting Grounded)

During winter people deal with lower mood, less energy and eat more it’s a natural response to when it’s cold outside and want to stay inside but humans can’t hibernate like bears it’s unhealthy, and aren’t adapted for it. We need sunshine and natural light.  Here are five ways to find winter peace: Learn to

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My List of Learning Materials

My Learning Calendar

We school year-round and have experienced over 180 days of learning this year.