Our capstone was based off of the top of me and my partner Kayla wanted to make a difference for kids that were struggling in high school. We noticed over time during quarantine, the attitude of our peers had entirely changed. So our essential question became “how can we make school more confident when it comes to mental health?” At first we were going to create a mini course so that people could talk about their feelings or their day or just how they were feeling. After doing a lot of research we realize that not everyone will be comfortable enough to speak up or have the confidence so we just created an anonymous Google form that students would be able to talk on and get responses from others. We also did interviews throughout the year talking to kids at school about Their feelings and how school was for them. “Or like on a scale from one to 10 how are you feeling today?” Overall I feel like education can really affect our mental health and we should find methods to soothe the stress.
We feel lie water pollution needs more attention and is a serious topic. This is a widespread problem and is jeopardizing our health. Having unsafe water is killing more and more people each year than other forms of violence combined. Poor water quality has a direct impact on aquatic wildlife, plants, and other mammals. Water is essential to life and is a serious ecological threat we face every single day. Water is life and we need to protect our water quality for the health of our environment and our own quality of life. I feel like the video me and my group created was an understanding of why water pollution is very dangerous. I believe even though we didn’t have a lot of time my group did a great job. I believe the most meaningful part of creating this PSA was learning more about water pollution. I didn’t realize the effect and the dangers of water pollution and how many lives this pollution is affecting till this day in other countries.
The global water crisis is definitely an environmental justice issue because it’s all about the environment and the residents. Water is a very important factor in people’s lives and there are millions of people who do not have access to drinking clean water which is actually a big problem. This is a money issue and a worldwide issue, there is a difference between those who have money and those who have little, with the water issue. How can we make a change?