Tag Archives: growing up

Space movies are the best movies

After I saw the prompt for this extra credit blog, I was super excited. The Martian is one of my favorites movies of all time and now I get to write about it and analyze it. One of the most … Continue reading

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Life on Mars and 365 Different Places

  When Hermes lifted off from the earth to perform Mars mission Ares III, one of the onboard NASA astronaut, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) wouldn’t have thought that he’s not going back with the rest of the crew. He was … Continue reading

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From Knowing to Doing

Picture courtesy of: https://teaser-trailer.com/the-martian-movie-clip/ Within the first few minutes of The Martian, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself stranded on Mars all by himself. After recognizing that the next Mars mission wouldn’t be for four more years, Watney realizes that … Continue reading

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On A Beam of Light—The Life of Albert Einstein.

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Pulling Strings Together: How To Make a Picture Book

What struck me most when examining the pages of “Tyron The Double Dirty Rotten Cheater” by Hans Wilhelm were the contrasts presented on every page with regard to content, layout, and characterization. For example, one page would be covered by a … Continue reading

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Adult – Not Just an Age: Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited Bleidorn, Wiebke.  “What Accounts for Personality Maturation in Early Adulthood?”  association for Psychological Science, June 2015, vol. 24, no. 3 245-252, Sage Journals, doi: 10.1177/0963721414568662, cdp.sagepub.com/content/24/3/245.full.pdf+html.  Accessed Sept.14, 2016. This article explores the development of personality traits in … Continue reading

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Social Media, Homelessness, & Adulthood: Three Concepts and How They Fit Together

America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood Aud, Susan, Angelina KewalRamani, and Lauren Frohlich. America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood. U.S. Dept. of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Government Printing Office, 2011, Washington, DC. This statistical “fact book” on American … Continue reading

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An Example of an Annotated Bibliography for Growing Up

Apted, Michael, director. “21 Up 1978.” Youtube, uploaded by John Hurley, 10 Jul. 2016,         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdTCEydedhk&index=7&list=WL. Accessed 12 Sept. 2016. This Youtube video was originally a primary source documentary in a series of documentaries of 14 British children … Continue reading

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Teenager+___?___=Adult

Today is terrible.         My bike does not work properly, although I just bought it through Amazon last week. The chain keeps falling off the gears and makes noises while I use it to climb hills。 I … Continue reading

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Hop Off Hollywood

Today’s pop culture constantly bombards us with messages telling about coming of age. Be it through movies, music, trending products, they all aim to shape our view of the teenage experience before we enter it. They lead us to believe … Continue reading

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