Vaccines Should Be Mandatory
As I begin my work on Phase 3 of my project, I have been doing a lot more with the study of bacteria, zooplankton, and observing how they bind with microplastics, increasing the particle’s density. In studying how these bacteria bind to different types of dyes/stains versus plastics, I’ve learned a lot about pathogens in general. This season has been a particularly nasty one for pathogens, as many of my classmates have already gotten the flu this season. Those of us who have the flu shot tend to have it a lot better than those of us who haven’t, but by large, vaccines play a larger role for society and I personally feel that they’re very important for all of us. Here’s an argumentative essay I wrote about why increasing vaccination rates is so important for us all.
Tis the season to be plastic-free!
As of today, there are only 7 days left until Christmas! I always love getting out the Christmas tree, and decorating it. However, in these years, I’ve noticed that right after Christmas, some disposable plastics go right from the tree, and into the recycling can, such as candy-cane wrapper, and tinsel……