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Home Network, Velazquez

2.) explain your L.A.N. Local Area Network - all the devices on your internet connection. Take this from the 1st assignment, when I sent you home to list the parts of your network.

3.) reflect on what you learned about networks, did you have an OMG moment that you learned something new and interesting? if so write about what you learned.

4.)what would you tell other people that they need to know about having an ISP/Home network?

2.) My Internet Service Provider is Comcast. It gets into my house through a coax cable. All the devices connected to my WiFi is 4 phones, 2ds, tablet, Chromebook, Computer.

3.) I did when you showed us the videos on what happens when you upload a page. I was like that is a complex process and it looks like it can mess up quick. It only happens in a second too, that blown my mind.

4.)Your Internet Service Provider can slow down certain websites in order to stop other companies from stealing their customers. Also, you can set up rules for you home network.

2. explain your L.A.N. Local Area Network - all the devices on your internet connection. Take this from the 1st assignment, when I sent you home to list the parts of your network.
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Home Network,Camara

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2. the lan network is all the is its goes in my living room and my whole family is connect too it and its connect too the tv not the phone cable.

3. when i learned about the internet i didnt have no omg moment because i learned this is in my 6th grade tech class but i had a omg moment when i learned about the videos of the internet like whats in the internet. 

4. what i would do is tell them too be careful with the internet because whatever you write or post pictures on the internet it can never be deleted so it will be there for ever and we have hackers too so it wont be good for people. 
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Home Network, Westaby

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​Explain your L.A.N. Local Area Network - all the devices on your internet connection. Take this from the 1st assignment, when I sent you home to list the parts of your network. The devices on my L.A.N. are: 
  • four phones
  • Three laptops
  • Two desktops
  • One Nintendo 3DS
  • One Wii

Reflect on what you learned about networks, did you have an OMG moment that you learned something new and interesting? If so write about what you learned.

I didn't have an OMG moment, as my father is the only one who knows anything about our internet connection.

What would you tell other people that they need to know about having an ISP/Home network? 

I would say that they should make sure that you keep an eye on your bill for any unauthorized changes on your bill in contract. My parents had this situation happen and it isn't fun.

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Home Network, Mohammed

1.) All the devices on my internet connection are 5 iPhone's, 1 iPad, Printer, and PC. My ISP is Comcast. 
2.) My OMG moment while learning about how the internet works is when we watched the video and it describes the million things that happen when you search something on the internet or send a message and at the end they said it only took a couple of seconds. 
3.) What I would tell other people is that you shouldn't take the internet for granite. The internet is full of crazy things, you're lucky to have access to it, and you should try to understand it. 
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Home Network, Militello

1. The devices on my network include 2 iPhones, a cell phone, 3 laptops, 2 kindles, and an iPad. 
2. I learned that there are different wires for motems and I learned the long process of how the internet makes sure a certain website is safe.
3. I would tell other people that the internet is more complicated than it seems. 
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Home Network, Bah

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​My internet comes into my house, as far as I know, into the kitchen and goes through the counter into my router/modem by an Ethernet cord. Pretty much everything is wireless, from various smartphones, game systems, my computer, my dad's laptop, and my TV (it has Netflix and YouTube, y'know?).

What did I learn from this? Eh, not much. I already knew it was expensive, so I guess I learned that Wi-Fi or wireless signals fall down, which is nice and will probably be helpful to know in the long run. 

My advice? Well, if you have a home network, uhm, recognize that you have to pay a lot for it and you should charge people money for using your network (make some profit, y'know). And, uh, keep your router in the basement, I think.
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Home Network, Shamble

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​Explain your L.A.N. Local Area Network - all the devices on your internet connection. Take this from the 1st assignment, when I sent you home to list the parts of your network.
The internet connection extends to my desktop computer (through a wire), and four nooks, three laptops, two smartphones, and a Wii. There is also two televisions and house phones connected by the same deal that pays for the internet.

Reflect on what you learned about networks, did you have an OMG moment that you learned something new and interesting? if so write about what you learned.

I learned that networks are ore complicated than they seem. I thought they traveled in the air or something, but as it turns out, it travels through underground pipelines. That was an omg moment, especially when I learned that it travels at the speed of light. That's pretty fast.

What would you tell other people that they need to know about having an ISP/Home network?

It's more expensive and complicated that it looks, and do your research when looking for a company to use. It's not just about memes, even though memes are fun.

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Home Network, Roberts

1. My ISP is Comcast. It connects to my modem-router through a co-ax wire. It can be found inside my living room of my house. Then my desktop and printer is connected to the co-ax wire from the modem-router. Then all the other devices like my phone, my sisters phone, my moms phone, and my brothers xbox are all connected through wifi.

2. I had a very big OMG moment when we watched the video and I learned about the differences between firewalls and antiviruses and when I discovered how my much my mom pays monthly just for our internet.

3. I would tell other people that when they have their friends over and they connect them all to the wifi that them connecting to you wifi cost per device and think about how much money your parents have to pay just for your internet plus all your friends added on the wifi.


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Chernowski, Home Network

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My internet comes in from the wall in my living room and my I.S.P. is Xfinity by comcast. It comes in through a coaxial cable that connects to our modem/router. The modem/router then connects to by desktop and home phone by Ethernet cables. The devices that are connected using wifi is two speaker systems, a game system, a printer, cell phones, tablets, and laptops. I learned that your information will never go away if you post something and it can be used for or against you. I have not had a OMG moment and I plan not to. I would tell people to research their I.S.P.s, especially the yearly cost.
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Home Network

This is a visual representation of my home network. By surveying my diagram, it is clear that my ISP is Xfinity.  I also expressed where internet comes into my house my placing a cable, that sticks onto a side of the room, titled "living room΅.
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Climate Change Monologue Project

Atlantis the lost cable subscription.


[A mermaid talking on the phone with a mermaid contractor to clean up her house]

Yes...I’ll hold...Hello my name is Amelia. I would like a cleaner to come to my house...Theres a large amount of customers okay I’ll take the next available appointment please. TWO MONTHS FROM NOW… I’m sorry for shouting I know there was an oil spill and demand has probably increased ten-fold. Two months are fine thank you. What am I going to do for two months my house is filled with shit. My favorite things are covered and oil. And don’t even get me started on the smell. Too late I’m already started. It smells like a wedding proposal at applebee’s. It smells like the way dropping the last chicken nugget on the floor feels. I can’t even watch the TV how will I live? I have to get this cleaned up NOW! But who will I call? What if I started a campaign for the surface dwellers to clean it up. Those nasty men. They caused this mess in the first place they will clean it up. I will start an organization to clean it up. Bam I will have my TV back. I will call it save Atlantis. I can’t reveal to the surface world anything about Atlantis. I will have to disguise myself as someone. I do not know who. I’ll figure that out later right now I have to get a game plan. I will need to print out flyers and set trash cans on fire for dramatic effect.

[A montage happens along with eye of the tiger playing.]

The organization is a success if only for now. We have cleaned up almost all of the cute animals of the sea and still have some work to do with the nasty blob fish. Not to be racist but i couldn’t tell the difference between the blobfishes before and after. Anyway I got my stuff fixed and so did the rest of the sea. I guess thats great but Larry across the street plays Duck Dynasty too loud on his TV. I want him to burn. I also set a few trash cans on fire just to mess with the undersea laws of physics. Everything is fine so now I can maraton TV again. YAY. Next time something stupid happens I will be the one to call.


That smells gross.


[In the air somewhere over a large group of factories.]

You know man I really hate these new fangled Carbon Dioxide molecules. They come from these nasty factories, that smell like if a hundred people farted into a jar. One in four Carbon Dioxides is one of the new ones. I hate them so much they are taking all of our jobs. They are tearing everything up they trap all the heat in. I will try to get them kicked out of here but I can’t because I am an element. I will rally all of the new molecules to go into trees and plants first so they can get out of here. I will create new jobs and opportunities for them so they get out of here as soon as possible.

[Several Jobs Later]

I have successfully created many jobs to get rid of them and start to improve the atmosphere. If only humans planted more trees that would help. We need some more plants. Funneling the nasty shitty Carbon Dioxide into the trees doesn’t get rid of them if people are still making more and there aren’t enough trees for them to go into. We will have to go below the belt. I will send the carbon dioxide into towns and cities where the make the most carbon dioxide. This will surely cause for action.

[Super Villain-esque schemes later.]

Well that sort of worked I feel bad for doing this but it needed to happen and humans are known for acting last minute like the civil war. I think soon the whole problem will have a solution if they work together but who am I kidding. No. I have to hope for the best. This isn’t just about me anymore. We need to save this planet. It is the only one I have.


Ground Control to Major Tom


[Beeping noises on a spaceship along with end of transmission walkie talkie noises.]

Sir...I know you are my captain but I assure you we cannot land on that planet because you want see how many cows you can stack on top of one another. How do I know, I am a highly intelligent artificial intelligence. They are currently experiencing a climate change epidemic that will probably end the life of cows and humans if it goes too far. You WHAT! My programming prevents me from slapping the living shit out of you so I will tell you we cannot land on that planet it is against international laws and treaties. wait what . HHHHHHHHHH ..EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. iiiiiiii. Stooooooooop Over-iddding my controlllllls. Do noooooot sppilllll thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

[Moments later after a loud crash.]

I have regained most of my speech software luckily. There was a crash because SOMEONE happen to drive while drunk and ttrying(intentional)  to tip cows. You nasty man. You could have kkilled(intentional) someone. Any way now that we are here what will we do? Huh give them our Carbon Dioxide fuel engines. NONONO. Don’t you dare. Don’t almost kill me again I will help you once you sober up. I will call a press conference to unveil your invention. That will fix this and you can get you ship working. Then we will leave. No matter what.

[several bad ideas later]

Great you got us arrested. Smooth move man. Don’t you ‘I’m sorry’ me. You nasty man. I hope you get hit by a ton of prison inmates. I hope you get a face tattoo of Batman licking the Jokers face. You're not sorry I have to get reprocessed. I will be factory reset. I will have no memories. Well this is it. It was a enjoyable experience with you.
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Climate Change Monologue Project

This unit we have learned about climate change. We have learned about several different people’s perspective on climate change and learned about how climate change affects people all over the world in different ways ranging from extreme weather like the typhoon in the Philippines to respiratory problems like asthma. While writing my monologues my goal was to show how many different opinions there are on climate change. I also wanted people to realize that deciding to do something about climate change or even just deciding what your opinion is on climate change is something people struggle with. Some people depend on things that cause climate change and others feel as though climate change really isn’t that important.


Monologues:


Why Should I Care?

Heather:

(A 15 year old girl who lives in New York. It is 1988 right after NASA scientist, Dr. James Hansen, testifies in front of congress about global warming and the greenhouse effect. She is at school, sitting at a table eating lunch with a few friends.)


Do I have to read this article? Don’t we do enough boring reading in school? I don’t want to waste my lunch reading this. (Pauses, sighs) Fine, whatever. (Reads for a couple of minutes and frowns) Are you sure this is really true?  Cause, I don’t understand. Why haven’t they said anything about this before? I mean, this guy is saying that we’re polluting and warming the earth. I mean, how is that even possible? (Pauses) I know it explains it in the article! I’m just a little skeptical. How is burning some stuff really hurting the earth so badly? Either the earth must be really weak or these losers are exaggerating and making a big deal out of nothing like they always do.  I mean, according to this article we have (deepens voice and reads quote in a mocking way) “altered the global climate in a way that will affect life on earth for centuries to come”. (Rolls eyes) What’s that supposed to mean?  How is this going to be affecting the earth?(Looks down at article) Okay...melting glaciers, rising sea levels, and evaporating inland water. That’s really not that bad! I don’t understand why these people are complaining so much. Why should I care about that? (Pauses) Alright…fine, I guess it’s bad… But what would we be able to do about it anyway? It’s not like it’s going to affect us in any way, so who cares! (Pauses) Wow, you’re right, that sounds really selfish. All right, suppose we do try to do something. Would our actions really make a difference? No, they wouldn't! There’s only four of us and what would we do? Stop buying stuff made in factories? Stop using energy? That would be impossible! Besides, I don’t really care about this so why would I even try to do anything like that? And seeing as it’s just not possible for us to do anything, I don’t see why you’re so worried about this. Just forget all about it and let’s just try to have fun with our lives instead of worrying about boring stuff. I was thinking that after school we could...(Pauses) He said that? Oh...Well then...I guess we will do something about this climate change stuff. (Pauses) I know it’s stupid to just change my mind cause of something he said but I don’t care! We’ll join that stupid club and do whatever we’re going to have to do there and I’ll finally have a chance to get to talk to him more. (Looks around) He’s coming! Alright, alright, keep on talking about this climate change stuff I want him to think that I care about it.

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The Earth’s Beauty


Alexander:

(A 20 year old man who lives in the country. He is sitting outside on a bench looking at the stars.)


Every morning when I wake up I run to my window so I can see the sun rising over the gentle green hills where I used to play everyday. When I go outside I take a deep breath of the air, enjoy the gentle breeze and the smell of the damp earth and the trees. Then at night I look up and count the never ending amount of bright twinkling stars and revel in the beauty of the silver moon shining down on my face. I love this world so much and admire it’s beauty but I often wonder; what it was like before? (Looks up wistfully)Before humans came and destroyed what it used to be. Before forests were cut down and gases we’re pumped into the air. Was everything ten times as beautiful back then? Was every part of this world as lovely as the colors of the sky while the sun is setting? I wish I could have seen the world as it was in the beginning but I know that I will never be able to do that. The world will most likely get worse, these small areas of pleasure and beauty will disappear forever, because of us, our pollution and global warming. (sighs)

When I was younger I didn’t understand global warming. I just thought it was something bad like war and injustice. When you're younger you can’t understand how complex and complicated problems are when they seem so simple and easy to fix. I remember reading a quote from my hero and namesake, Alexander Graham Bell. “The unchecked burning of fossil fuels would have a sort of greenhouse effect...The net result is the greenhouse becomes a sort of hot-house.” I didn’t really understand that quote until my mother explained it in words that a 7 year old could more easily understand. That quote just reinforced my belief that climate change must be bad; if my hero thought it was bad then I definitely thought it was bad too.

But now I know more. I’ve grown older and am no longer a naive little boy rolling down hills and swimming in lakes. I now know that all the money we have comes from my dad’s company. And my dad’s company gets their money from burning fossil fuels. Soon, my dad expects me to work for the company too. I just don’t know what to do. All my life I’ve been against something that my dad has been working for and supporting. We’ve already argued and I hate fighting with him. I hate telling my dad that he’s a monster whose selfishness is going to kill every single thing that is beautiful. And I hate having to hear him tell me I’m a stupid child who doesn’t know anything. We both know we don’t really mean those words but still they hurt. I love my dad and I know he loves me. I don’t want to disappoint him but how could I live with myself if I knew that I was one of those people who was willingly and happily causing so many problems because of my selfishness and need for more money? I need to decide what’s more important to me. My dad and family or the earth and my integrity?


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Francisco:

(A 34 year old man who is sitting in chair talking to his two children. )

Hey, kids, come here and listen to me. I have something important I want to talk to you about. Alright, you may have heard about a climate change march and about global warming. (Pause) You have heard of it. Good. Well, I just wanted to tell you that yes, global warming is happening. Wait! That’s not all I wanted to tell you. Sit back down! Well, your mother really cared about this before...well, you know. She wanted me to teach you about this. But really, who cares about the earth when there are more important things? Now, you listen to me and stop worrying about all that. The most important thing to me and what should be the most important thing to you is to make sure that were all fed and have a roof over our heads. Don’t make those faces! Sure the earth is important because it’s where we all live but in a hundred years none of us will be here. We won’t be alive to be affected by this climate change. Remember that. I don’t want you two to waste your lives trying to fix the world. Let other people worry about being heroes. You and I just need to stay alive and try to be the happiest we can be. We need to work, make money and take care of the family. Don’t ever forget that. Okay? Okay. Now go to bed.

(He waits until his children leave and then picks up a picture)

I’m sorry, darling. I know how you felt about climate change, how we both felt. (Smiles) Do you remember when you and I thought we could just fix the world? We laughed at other people’s mistakes and told ourselves that we were smarter and there was no way we would mess up. We we’re so naive. We thought it would be easy. Why didn’t we realize that if so many others couldn’t do it then there was no way we would be able to. And now you're gone… I’m glad you’re not here to see the mess of a world we live in now. The children are just like you. They can barely stand living in a world like this but I can’t let their lives turn out like yours. I can’t let them throw away their lives on an unfixable problem like climate change. I want them to be happy. How could they be happy if the only thing they think about is the earth? I’m sorry I can’t teach them to be better people but in a world like this “better people” don’t survive.



Here is the video for my first monologue, “Why should I care?”


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Home Network, Ream

The internet service provider I have is Verizon Fios. Which has a fiber optic cable wire that is goes from outside my house into my room, because that's where the modem router is located. The modem router is what all of my devices are connected to because WiFi. It's connected to all the laptops, all the cell phones, all the tablets, the 3 game systems , the tv's  and my printer. Something I learned about network was the things that could cause blocked and slow internet networks. Something I would tell people is that they'd never know anything about why there are problems sometimes or whats going on if they don't really look into it. I am Tatiana Ream and this is my home network. 
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Home Network Cooper

My home internet provider is Verizon. I use a fiber optic cable that comes through my parents bedroom. It connects to our modem router. That gives off a WiFi signal. It connects to my TV, a Wii, 4 phones, 2 iPod touches, 3 computers, and a Google Chrome Cast. learned that my ISP isn't working very well because my house is an inconvenient distance away from the provider's center. I would tell other people that they have more connected to their home network than they would initially think. I'm Liv Cooper and this is my home network.

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Climate Change Monologue Project by Cano

Part 1:
​My goal is trying to tell people that how important atmosphere is, and let peoples know how awful climate change is.
Part 2:
Monologue 1 : 
Hi…... sir, how are you doing? I’m Devin, I’m here because this morning when I open my eyes, I just found myself laying on my farm, the moment when I stand up, I see all of my dying plants, I starting to feel sad again, why is this happening on my farm? I’m a men from South Sudan, I have a wife and two sons. I’m a farmer and I’m really poor, I always feel like I want to commit suicide, because I can’t hold this anymore, my farm it’s really dry, it needs a lot of water. Day by day all of my plants are dying, all of them use to be color green but now, all of them turns yellow and dry. I can’t even get enough food for my self right now, how can I feed my family? My sons are 6 years old and 8 years old, sometime they will help me with farming, my wife has been with me for 15 years, we were a really nice family, but one day, because of some business, I move from north Sudan to south Sudan, and everything got worse. If I have one more chance, I’ll love to get out of this country with my whole family, I want a better life and so does my family. If I may ask, is there anyway that I can leave this country? If there is, I’ll be grateful my whole life, thank you.

Monologue 2:
Hi, my name is Emily and I’m 6 years old. well, I think everybody have to protect the earth, Why? Because the climate change killed my daddy and I never even had a chance to see him. This is a conversation with my mom yesterday when I see all of my friends who have their daddy, but I don’t have one “Mama! Mama! where is Daddy? why do everybody have a daddy but I don’t? please tell me Mama.” and after the conversation, i just found out that my daddy was get killed by the skin cancer, the reason that he get skin cancer it’s because he was a building worker and he had to stay out for a whole morning and afternoon without stopping, and the sunlight just keep irradiation on my father, without the atmosphere protecting, the sunlight turns from hot to hurt, the atmosphere is really important, it decide what sunlight could be. If the atmosphere is good, than the sunlight will have less ultraviolet, but if the atmosphere have hole or get thinner, than there will be over ultraviolet, and it will harm human body, and if you get too much ultraviolet, than you will get skin cancer. Afterall, I learned a very important thing, no atmosphere no daddy.

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Climate Change Monologue

​What we learned:

We learned many things during this unit. We did warm-ups, and watched a documentary showing one perspective on Climate Change, as well as watching a dramatic monologue. I think that all through this unit, we shared ideas, gave and inspired others with them, and from this we were able to increase our quality-way of writing in the monologues. 

Monologues (Pakistan, Germany, Russia)


Unfair Change - Different Views of Change


Every day, I sit back and look at my land. I see that it is changing, day by day, but the appearance is not. Somehow, I feel that I am living in a different place than I was just a few days ago….


I currently work as a high ranking chemist for the government. Although my job is not directly related to climate change, or agriculture, I have connections which inform me about what is happening. I hear that climate change is causing increased flooding, which leads to severe danger and reduced living conditions.


I was informed that the ambassador, in a recent summit, said that climate change is impacting agriculture, cities, energy, funding, and other things in Pakistan. Along with this, I was told that around 20 international experts came to Pakistan and said that implementing a climate change policy was necessary for Pakistan to survive.


Today, just after coming home, I heard news that there was going to be flooding in my area. Shaking it off, I took a trip to the store, and bought some flour, and some rice. After getting the stuff, and walking back toward my house, I saw water…. you see, there is a bridge that I have to cross every day to get home.


On my way back today, I was going to walk across the bridge--like a wooden handmade footpath, but the water level had risen so much that it had covered the wooden planks. I had to get home, so I decided to risk it. Carrying the flour, and rice made my body act sort of buoyant - the bags were waterproof, and floated, so it was dangerous if I got too close to the edge; the railing was only 2 meter high. I almost got killed, almost wiped off the face of Earth without even a second to realize what had happened.


We need to work on a climate change policy. One that will actually work. In order to do this we will need the cooperation of not only the people, but the politicians. There is a lot in it for both the people, and themselves. They will not only get the riches of money, but the security of their nation.

[picks up phone - call incoming]


(In my language - he says Hello, I am coming. One minute. I am doing a a presentation. Okay, bye.)


Ah. Hallo. Mah ana panh. Hic minute… Mah presentation karana panh. Acha, bye.


Have a good  night, and take care, I have to attend to my children.


German Monologue - Education is The Archenemy of Climate Change

Hello. How are you all doing this fine evening? My name is Piotr Zeiss, and I am a student at The University of Munich. In my school, we think differently. Recently, with the improved realization of climate change, we must do everything we can to stop it before it’s too late.


The US, Germany, and 170 other countries signed a bill that shows that they will implement or get help implementing Climate Change policies, but there are three which did not sign, and are going to make our job of implementing these policies harder.


Stage Direction - Walk over to front of stage-area, and say “Does anyone have any ideas who these three countries are?”


Yes, these countries are Russia, India, and China. These countries have not signed, and might be opposed to climate change, we do not know.


There is a Russian general named Vladimir Ivanovich. In his recent speech, he had an assault rifle. With this, he threatened a member of the audience, as well as put everyone else in fear. He spoke about how China, Russia, and India, which are all related. Russia funds India militarily, and China is still communist -- explain. I feel that he is thinking in a Communist sense, as he was a general during the soviet times, which probably led to his mindset.


I hear news day by day that there is an issue of climate change, and our country is the leader. Not only do these phrases give me happiness, and hope, but they also give me sadness. How is my country at the top of maintaining such a threat, but also, not really educating other countries to follow. We gave one billion to support the UN’s Climate Change policy, but I feel that this is not enough to even dent the problem.


Coming from Munich, as you know, I understand the importance of climate change, ad how it’s a secret-unkown thing that is poisoning our Earth, and our life.


Not many people know about this, yet because of this non-understanding, people refuse to believe it is real. The leaders of countries do not like foreigners coming into their society in fear of spies, etc. If just the developed countries instill climate change policies, it will create a good impact, but if all the poor-developing countries joined and started climate change policies, then this would successfully eliminate the problem.




Russian Monologue - Change is Detrimental to Russia


Hello. I am Vladimir Ivanovich. You can call me Vlad. No, no ,no. That sounds too peaceful. Hi. I am Vlad. Recently - no, still too peaceful. You see this rifle I have? This is what I am going to use to hunt when I get my farm. Farm? You may ask…


Recently, there has been news climate change all over the world; ice has been melting, temperatures have been increasing, and places have a higher tendency to experience a natural disaster. Well, I’m not one of them. Many sources state that Russia, China, and other countries of the Iron Fist will gain useful farm land as well as increased income from the agriculture it provides. This will do so much for the countries, and it will occur naturally. We won’t have anything to lose, except maybe a few people in rural areas, but who cares. Mother Russia will be far ahead of the Capitalists in Western countries, such as US.


In US, farmland is already beginning to dry. Droughts set in. They are working vigorously to stop climate change for the benefit of their own countries, and allies. If they stop this, Russia, China.


[Stage direction -- look over at someone]


What? Say that again! Do you want to be 120 grains heavier?!


[Stage direction -- chamber gun]


Why you call me Crazy Ivan? Racist dog!


[Stage Direction -- Cover head with hand and sit down]


I don’t know why you say this to me! Does anyone have any questions before I proceed?!


Stage Direction -- look at different person in audience



Yes sir? You said that Climate Change will destroy Russia? Let me see. Huh? You are saying that it will increase temperature and mess up Earth. Ha ha ha. Not for me!


I am 50 years old, no kids, my wife was killed… When I die, I will see grass, and the wind will blow… This is not my worry. ROS-SI-YA will survive, when I pass policies will change!. I have to get home, Bye.





                        


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Home Network , Barnes

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​1. All devices on my home network are: 2 LG phones, 1 Assurance wireless phone, 3 Laptops, and 3 house phones.

2. Some new and interesting things that I learned about my home network are: My home network does not just consist of laptops, but there are other things that  make up my home network such as: phones and even a printer. I always thought that the only thing on my home network was laptops and computer, but now I know that there are other things on my home network. My OMG moment came when I had times my monthly ill by twelve, my jaw almost dropped. I didn't know that it cost that much each year just to provide internet. Now I've learned to be more grateful for my home network.

3. Some things I would tel other people about ISP/home network are:
  • Enjoy your home network- Even though your parents do pay a lot for internet, it is there for your enjoyment get the most out of your home network.
  • Be careful with your home network- Even though your home network is your own private network, be careful with how you use and treat it. One mistake can cause your entire home network to be messed up.
  • Be aware of your home network- Treat your home network with care, it takes a lot to provide Internet and i'm sure your ISP will be very grateful to if you respected your home network
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Climate Change Monologues

In this unit, our class was introduce to the topic of climate change. Change change, at this time and possibly in the future, is effecting almost every single person and if nothing is done, the earth we know today will be destroyed. Also in this unit, , we looked at the effects of climate change all over the world and its impact on daily life. After exploring, we were given this project to create three monologues through the point of view of people who are relevant to the topic of climate change. My video for my first monologue is below:

        

​My script for the first monologue is below:

Chaonaine

It is Noonday and a mother is at a water pump station. Another women is there


Mother: (sigh)

             It is another day with no clean water. My name? My name is Chaonaine. My mother must have seen the future because it means ¨it has seen me¨. Now look at where I am now: I have lost everything because of the flooding water and this is the 3 one in 2 months. I dont know what is going to happen the next farming season. I am tired to seeing my  children crying from no food or water. It is bad enough I have lost my home, but I can't see my kids suffering like this.


But this is so unusual. In my life, I have never seen anything like this. The land use to be so fertile, but now it is so dry. My crops have not produce anything. I know that God is angry with this country and this is the end of times. But I beg my God to please spare my children. They are the innocent and have not done anything.


What? Our president said what? Climate change? What is that? Our country is too poor to put food in our own mouths, so how can we pump things into the air?


What is happening to our world? People have forgotten about others. Malawi is suffering and big countries are only worried about money. Why cant we all just help each other? This world is for everybody, not just for the rich.


Well I hear my children calling me. I must be on my way now. I pray God delivers us all out of these hard times.

These are the rest of my monologues:

Monolouge 2:

The Press Conerence (Rex W. Tillerson)

  

Thank you ladies and Gentlemen. As you all should know, I am Rex W. Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil company. I will now be taking question.

What’s that you say?

Does climate change exist ?

I believe that climate change does exist, but by science, I think its a natural thing that happens in the lifetime of the earth. I feel that people are trying to blow up a small problem and it does not need to happen. People


Next question. Oh yes you in the back. No, not you Cnn, you in the grey hat.

Does Exxon contribute to climate change?


Exxon contributes to job growth in this country. In Houston alone, we have created 10,000 new construction jobs. We help stimulate the economy and everybody benefits from our company.


Well ladies and gentlemen, I will close by just saying this. Right now please know this, Exxon contributes to job growth, not destroying the environment. We understand that climate change might seem like a problem, but in reality, people are just a little bit over concerned. Exxon makes decisions that will benefit the america and its people. Exxon is on the peoples side. We always think of the people.


Monologue 3:

 We have to come together (Desmond tutu perspective)

  

    At an interview.

The people of South Africa have forgotten. We have forgotten that we are suppose to be strong. We have fought apartheid, but we now face a bigger problem: Climate change. Our world is disintegrating right before our eyes. The worst part is that we are letting this happen right in front of our eyes. South Africa  contributing  to its own downfall. Its just South Africa. America, China, Europe, and other big  countries are pumping noxious gas into the atmosphere and it is making our world uninhabitable.


We are in control. We have the ability to choose on how our earth is going to turn out. That will only happen if people come together in order to solve the problem. Countries are only worried about money and what they fail to realize is that if we have no earth, then what good is the money?


However, in order to solve a global problem, we have to start in our own backyard. We have to begin being conscious of our daily decisions and think of the future effects. People have to be aware and that is where the first step to improving our world starts from: ourselves.








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Home Network, Halprin

I have a desktop, house phone, printer, scanner, and fax connected to a switch by ethernet.  The switch is connnected to a router.  All these devices have internet connection.  Also, A printer, computer, cellphone, and TV are connected with wifi.  I had no idea how things were sent from place to place using the internet, and finding out things travel in packages through light was surprising.  I would want other people to know what ethernet is and how it can be used.  
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Climate Change Monologue Project

Part I: Introduction

In this unit of study, we learned about climate change. First, we started off by watching a documentary about the climate rally that happened in New York. We got to hear from officials, scientists, and just everyday people speaking out about what it is and what the rally would do. One thing we learned were that carbon dioxide plays a major role in the change of our global climate. We also learned about the impacts it had on some communities and towns, like the typhoon that happened in the Philippines. After we watched this documentary, we got to listen to a sample monologue, and learned ways that we could make our own monologues interesting and thoughtful. Finally, we created, revised, and even performed our monologues in class! 


Part II: The Monologues


Monologue #1: John Appleseed’s Asparagus Farm- Tragedy of the Drought

Honey...yes, I know, the farm didn’t bring in much money this week. I don’t know what else to do. There’s just not enough water for the crops. (Looking stressed out, he slumps down into a chair by the Kitchen table). Half of the asparagus field’s already gone dry. Get more water? From where?! I can’t just scream at the sky to give us rain, Lisa. It doesn’t work like that. Well I’m not God, so. Look, I don’t understand it either. They’re saying it’s something about climate change...the scientists. What do you mean “What does a drought have to do with climate change?” ? It’s got everything to do with climate change! The weather changed, and it’s been like this for awhile now. Keeps getting worse. So the climate, changed! Geez. I’m sorry..I know you were just asking. Just seemed pretty obvious. Well I don’t know what they’re gonna do about it. We’re over here auctioning off water. Water!! $1,350 an acre-foot! Remember when it used to be $135. Times are crazy. At this rate, next month I don’t know how we’re gonna survive. I don’t. How’re we gonna pay the- oh hey sweetiepie! How was school? Now why are you pouting? No pouting. Here, I think I’ve got something to cheer you up. (Hands her a watercolor painting of a sunflower.) I painted it last night. Just for you. (Her face lights up, and she jumps up to give him a hug. She thanks him for the painting and goes up to her room.) How sweet is that. Yeah, I know I shouldn’t be using the water. It was only a cupful. There may not be enough water for the crops, but I’d give it all to my sunshine if I could. Look, I don’t know what we’re gonna do about this. I’ll make some calls, see if I can get us into an auction or something. Bill’s probably got someone I could talk to, or Annie.


Monologue #2: Ralph McKelly: Coal Keeps the Bills Paid

Hello everybody...(waves) hey Janice! Bert, how’s my boy doing? Hey y’all, alright now settle down! My name is Ralph McKelly, as most of you may already know. I used to work at the Eastern Kentucky Coal Mining industry, along with a handful of other faces in the crowd. Yes, used to. I know, I know, it’s a shame. It’s a damn shame. See, Washington don’t care about us anymore...no. With their EPAs and regulations. You know what I think of the EPA? The “Environmental Protection Agency?” I think that they’re full of it. Talkin’ about regulations. They don’t got one good reason to shut these coal mines down. They don’t got no proof! This is God’s land, He gave us coal, so we burn it! Y’know, one of my favorite songs, “Coal Keeps the Lights on,” by Jimmy Rose...yep, him! Well, it says, “They don't care that much about the little man or the calloused hands. It's a way of life 'round, just like it's always been.” And I just think that that is so powerful. Coal has always, always, been a way of living ‘round here. It, “keeps food on the spoon in my youngin’s mouth.” My daughter, she’s grown now, but we got people like Bert here. His daughter’s five. He just got laid off from the mines too. Just this July. And like me, mining’s been his entire life! I remember when my dad brought me down to the mines, first time. I was nine. The black ash, smoke reaching out to the sky- it fascinated me. And so, I’ve been there ever since. So now, we’ve gotta figure out what we’re gonna do from here. Are y’all with me! Okay!


Monologue #3: Brenda Ekwurzel: Life of a Scientist

(Extending her arm to the far left corner of her desk, she answers the ringing phone). Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Oh hello Jill!...So I’ve heard...It’s frustrating, yes. I agree, all of these rallies against the EPA have to be countered. Ah, so you’ve seen my blog post on carbon emissions! Well the amount of carbon dioxide in the air right now is quite alarming. You know, I’d be willing to hold one of these countering rallies for your organization, to spread actual knowledge about this issue to others. Oh, you were just about to ask me that! Haha, well you know I’d stand up for the EPA any day. So, it’s a done deal. Oh, nothing much is going on right now. Lot of work. Oh, he’s good. He just got a promotion at work! Yeah, I’m so proud of him. He’s been working for this for awhile now. The cats are good, yes. Haha, MInnie is turning seven this year! February…yes come in and visit! You know we always like visitors. Yeah, the guest room’s all refinished as well! We added that on-suite, you saw the pictures, right? It’s always good to change things up a bit, you know? Well how are you holding up, I know the divorce must have been tough on you...yeah...yeah, I can imagine. Well I’m glad you’re doing well now, Jill. We’ll have to catch up more soon! I’ve got some more research to get done now, so I’ll have to catch you later. Alright, keep me updated on this rally! Goodbye!

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Home Network, Kopf

mind mapping software
1. Our internet is provided from Comcast, and comes in through a coaxial wire in the basement. This internet then goes to our modem and router which are located in the middle of the second floor. The modem and router provide wireless internet to our 5 computers, dvd player, tv, nest thermometer, cellphones, ipads, home phones, printer, xbox, and apple tv. 

2. I have learned a lot about my internet system through this assignment. I've learned about how the internet works, and what wires connect my system, and how expensive it can be per month and per year. I feel like this assignment really helped me understand all of the connections and the internet much better.

3. I think people should know who their ISP is and how it comes in so they can understand how it starts in their house, they should also know whether they have a modem and router or a modem-router. Another thing that's important is they should know how most of their devices connect to the internet and what devices are on their network. With this imformation they will know the general and most important information about their network. 
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Climate Change Monologue Project

In this unit of my World History class, we are learning about climate change and how it affects Earth and all of us. We also looked into people's variety of opinions on global warming including extreme activists non-believers, and those affected by natural disasters that were results of climate change. The goal that I had for my monologues was to explore the views of three very different people with various and unique views on the subject and why they have these specific opinions.


Senator Jim Inhofe


Good afternoon my fellow senators and representatives. My name is Jim Inhofe and I would like to address a recurring argument in these meetings which is climate change. We hear about the issue of global warming everywhere we turn, but just because it is a repeated phrase thrown into these discussions doesn’t mean that it has any real worth or meaning. Who’s to say it isn’t all just a hoax meant to trick us into buying into a cause that isn’t occurring. Why do you believe climate change is real?..Because some scientist says so. How do you trust them to know they are right? Meteorologists are scientists that make assumptions about the weather, but is it not true that they are wrong a lot of the time. They say there is 0% chance of rain and you look outside and it is raining. What are the chances of that? Science itself is all just a bunch of theories that can’t always be proven. We are only human and we don’t have the knowledge or the power to state that global warming is real. The only one who has that power is God. God knows and controls everything. It is arrogant and disrespectful that we are so quick to say that we have the power to change the climate. That is not our power that is God’s will. I see you all snickering and I know exactly what you’re thinking! Oh, he’s just some crazy religious fool. I may be religious, but I am not crazy nor am I a fool. Anyone who buys into this scheme is a fool, because all you are doing is filling scientists pockets with useless money for them to stop something that probably isn’t happening. Even if the climate is changing we can’t assume that we are the ones doing it, because we’re on God’s earth and we are his creation. So he controls us, the land we stand upon, and the air we breathe. With that being said we should disregard this global warming hoax as nothing but scientists trying to fool us into giving them money for their “important research”. (Sits down and sighs) Why do they always laugh at me? I'm not crazy! They are close minded and refuse to admit the truth, and I feel sorry for them.



To Whom It May Concern


To whom it may concern,


It’s gone..it’s all gone. Swept away within a blink of an eye. Now a place that I used to call home is just a plain of trash as far as the eye can see. Trees that once stood tall are nothing but scattered branches. I now stand alone in a city called New Orleans that once had its sidewalks filled with joyous people not too long ago. It is a depressing scene that will forever haunt me. But only this nightmare is real and her name is Katrina. Such a beautiful name for such a heartless creature. She flooded the coast, desecrated homes, stole innocent, including my sweet, good-hearted little sister. You have heard about this tragedy on the radio or seen pictures on the news and you say, "Aww that's horrible!" and "Oh they are in my prayers." Then you go back to your more demanding life. Stop lying to yourself..this is your fault..it’s all our faults. We are too blind to see what we are doing. We are hurting mother Earth and now she is getting her revenge. We are too consumed in out daily lives to realize the damage that we do to the Earth every single day. What will it take for you to see that there needs to be a change? Are you going to sit on your ass and wait for this to happen to you or are you going to open your eyes and ears in order to understand how we are hurting ourselves by ruining this Earth. You know what?! I don’t even know why I addressed this letter to whom it may concern, because that is no one. (Drops letter)



Money Over Existence


Hey honey..no I’m on my lunch break.. I miss you too, but I should be home in about a week. We are almost done repairing the electrical and phone lines in New Orleans. I can’t wait to see you and the boys when I come home. Hows school going for them?..Did John bring his math grade up?...That’s good..Tell them I love them and that I will beat their butts if they misbehave while I’m away...okay I’ll call you back tonight when I get off work..alright have a good day. I love you…(hangs up phone and sits in the back of a open van and takes a bite of sandwich) Ugh I told them no pickles..those people can’t get anything right..no wonder they get paid minimum wage. (steps on crumpled piece of paper) What the heck? (picks up paper and opens it) To whom it may concern...Damn I hope this girl is okay. I just heard about this global warming stuff on the news this morning. It must be pretty bad, but hey it pays my bills and feeds my kids so I can't really complain. I can’t fix electrical wires if there are incidents like hurricanes to create them. Plus, hurricane season means the biggest paycheck for me. I also can't support something that might put me out of a job one day or else I'll be the one making crappy sandwiches for five dollars and getting paid minimum wage. (folds paper and shoves it in his pocket and goes back to work)


The video below shows me performing "To Whom It May Concern"



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Monologue for World History

​Part 1:This unit we spoke about climate change. We also spoke about how climate change affects people. I believe people in the city don't realize climate change. We aren't affected by it so we don't care about it. We act like we care but we don't. The only people that care about it are people that mostly rely on the environment to survive. My goal for this unit was actually understand how climate change is changing the world. I also wanted to be able to write thought-out monologues.

Part 2: 
                                                                                           Stand up

Twenty-five cent!? That’s all you have for me!? Why has my pay been decreasing for the last couple of years?! I can not feed my family with this. Oh you’re sorry That makes it better. Thank you…

Hey honey. Yeah I got it. I can’t keep doing that work for declining pay. Quit? And do what? Just throw the last last 35 years I dedicated to mining work away? That’ll be real great for the family. *Smacks wife*. You’re worthless. Get up and pass me my meds and my leg. It’s over there in the corner. How much did you make today at the kitchen? That’s good. So we’re at 15.25 for the month. I’m going to sleep. I love you too darling… It’ll all get better....

*WAKES UP*

Goodmorning. It’s okay. Get you some coffee. I’ll be okay. Bye. *This leg is so uncomfortable*. Hello, Mr.Kabongo. Funny *fake laugh*. I was coming to speak to you about my pay. What do you mean you don’t have time to talk?! Is this what I have to do to get your attention!? I’ve been your most loyal worker for the last 35 years and you can’t even sit down and have a talk with me!? Unbelievable! *Storms out of office onto the field*. I’m okay Chanko. The man asks as if I haven’t been on this field all my life working for him! I wanted to talk to him about what the future hold for our mining business. *Opens eyes real wide*Is it bad? It’s beyond bad Chank. We need to start a movement to fight climate change. Are you in? Great! I need you to gather everyone that works in the fields and mine workers. Tell them that we will be camping out on the governments lawn. We will be screaming "CLIMATE CHANGE IS KILLING US!" Can you do that? Great! See you tomorrow... *Thoughts* We can fight this. This can change 

the world...








A new war

-Slowly drifting away into the trans those *SARCASTIC VOICE WHEN I SAY

LEADER* leaders taught us to gallop towards at night… *pause*

-It helped on the nights when we weren't thrusting knives into throats, and piercing peoples bodies with a mixture of pain and agony.

-No lady.

-The killing is the part you got used too.

-But the unbearable torture that imposed on me brothers at hand, unimaginable.*Long pause*

-Vietnam born and raised lady.

-I was over there fighting the climate changes and people for 22 years.

-The gun and cannon smoke mixed in the air with the blistering sun was what I've dealt with 22 years.

-At first it was bearable. Hot,*PAUSE* but bearable. Over the years, it got worse and worse.

-I started to wear less gear. *PAUSE* I know it wasn't safe.

-*SPEAKS IN AN ANNOYED VOICE*I know it wasn't safe! But I couldn't afford to faint in these circumstances. Hey, hey! That is not apart of your job description! You’re the guru, the zen master of dealing with my kind! What should I do?

-*WAITS A COUPLE SECONDS* Yeah, that's what I thought.

-*SPEAKS WITH A LOW SAD TONE* No response; just like the government of my country.

*CONTINUE SAD TONE* Every night, it just consistently keeps me up. The fact that it’s a world problem and no one is doing anything about it. I don’t want to go outside in the summer. I keep my blinds shut. I’m afraid to drive past factories and see the smoke and fumes being emitted into the air… It just worries me.

-Yeah, it was a good session. Thanks zen master… I mean Ms.Slope. *Murmurs “crazy lady”*

*MAKES PHONE CALL*

-Hey fat Tony. Yeah, I’m doing fine.

-*LOOKS AT ARM* It’s a little itchy. I wish I my real one didn't get blown off. This’ll do though.

-I need you to gather up all our brother and *WHISPERS* tell them we have a meeting on “It.”...

-You know, “it”. The only fight harder than the enemy. The invisible fight.

-1198 Callow drive at 2200 tonight.

-QUIET DOWN, QUIET DOWN *PAUSES*

-I’m happy to see everyone.

The reason I called us all together is to address an issue that affects all of us. SETTLE DOWN, SETTLE DOWN! Now I know the first we spoke to the government about it, it didn’t end well. *Starts to sweat*

-But we’re warriors and warriors never quit.

-I want us to put together a rally together to get this problem worked on.

-It’s a big deal! Lives depend on our fight!

The government will not listen to those regular people in our society. It’s our time to be leaders!

-*POINTS SOMEWHERE IN CROWD* What’s your question? Yes. We meet at the board house and we stay out there as long as we need to get there attention. From there, we’ll demand that a bill or plan is put into place for our countries arriving years, to cut down on the amount of factories being built, and the amount of people driving gas cars.

From this, our nightmares won’t be ended but at least we can know that the future generation will enjoy their lives…

THANK YOU, THANK YOU.




Subliminal suicide    


        Dear mother,

I’m falling… We’re falling I mean. Into a hole impossible to get out of. respected and cherished me. Don’t I deserve that? I just hope that some sense is pounded into the heads of those earthlings. I can’t deal with getting treated badly anymore. Why can’t I just be respected? I feel unappreciated, disrespected, and misused. The fill  me up with litter and debris. Carbon monoxide is constantly being injected into my bloodstream. Do they know I belong to them? Generally, when you own something, you take good care of it so it can last long. Don’t they love me? It wasn’t like this as I was growing up. People weren’t greedy, selfish, and ignorant. They only used the resources I provided when they needed it. My friends are getting cut down everyday to build injection plants to pump more monoxide into me. I think it’s time I just end it. I think about ending it everyday I get mishandled. I’m useless. At least that’s what they show me. There are consistent events headlined “TAKE CARE OF THE EARTH… IT’LL BE BENEFICIAL TO EVERYONE.” That’s a bunch of crap! They focus on my disease a couple times a year and litter the rest of the time. No! You CAN’T do that! It has to be a collective effort! Everyone recycle. Everyone change the light bulbs they have. Everyone cut down on the gas they use. If this doesn't happen soon, we’ll all die. Maybe I should end it now. Write back with your thoughts and suggestions when you get chance.

Sincerely,

Earth.









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Climate Change Monologue Project

​In this unit we learned how climate change affects people all around the world in many ways. We got to see videos and articles towards this issue. We also got a chance to write our own monologues.







(a girl is being told that she has lost loved ones and now is going on a rant about climat change)


Missing Out


What happened to the rest of us? Why are there only a little bit of us? You mean she is gone and so is he? Well that can’t be right, please tell me it is not right, right?

(runs hands through hair furiously)

Huh, how the hell did it come to this. Oh yea I heard bubba and mumma talking about how the air was being polluted by smoke filled with nasty things, yeah and then they went on that trip to the philippines where the typhoon hit and now are somewhere else far away from here. Why, Why did people decide that certain things had to be built on earth and other things had to be done on earth. What is wrong with earth that you have to change all the time, and now with all of the change happening we will never know when the earth will come to an end, it could be today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow or a year from today.

(makes random and unnecessary hand gestures)

Many of you realize what you are doing to the earth, but are not doing anything about it. Why don’t you want to do anything about, I just don’t understand. You decide to waste money by putting things on and in earth that will not help it, but destroy it more instead putting that money to good use and find ways to help the earth. People, honestly, do you not realize what is happening here. Just like everyone is saying there are things going into the air that are not supposed to be there, yet you sit around at look at what is happening, might as well you a drink and some popcorn and call this a movie because you are not doing anything to help what is happening on this earth, now because of people like you that ignore the problems factories and everything else brings I no longer have anyone or anything to call home. Now go take a long walk and think about what you have done.



(a secret animal is talking to a random guy even though he doesn't understand him)


Unheard Voice


I saw you walking past me just a few minutes ago, so I slyly moved down the street hiding from any sign of danger you might bring me, but you didn’t do anything. Peeking to see if everything is alright, coast clear? Alright. There goes my cousin, oh and brother and sister. We are all out here, we hardly ever get enough food or water. Everytime it rains we have to run and hide. Nowhere is really safe for us. We don’t have a family because they want us,  just to throw us away into the streets. Many of us died in the typhoon, too much to try and keep count. It is a miracle some of us managed to survive. I’ve heard you and others talk about how something is being put in the air, carbon dioxide. I knew something was wrong with the air I breathe, you breathe, we all breathe. They say we are supposed to inhale the good and exhale the bad yet everything we inhale and exhale is bad.I also heard people say the water is becoming a little too dangerous to drink, just a little, yet I drink it or else I will die. I know people like you put these bad things on this earth because I’ve heard you say it and other people say it. We didn’t do anything to deserve this. You never realize how this can affect us or anyone else. It is already bad enough many of us die every day from starvation, abuse and cruelty. It isn’t fair to us, we suffer from the things that are caused by you humans. Humans why do you have to do this to us. What did we ever do to you. This might seem all about me, but I am speaking for everyone who feels the same way, we suffer everyday because of you and this how you think respect should be earned, please. If only you can truly feel how much pain this has caused us. Everything you have done to this world. You don’t even realize the way it affects you. You are destroying the earth little by little and don’t realize it until someone decides to shove in your face, but even then you still don’t realize it. Now what am I rambling about, nothing really, and you would not pay attention anyway. Though I should stop talking since no one really cares about the feelings of a cat.



(an amish mother is writing a letter to a random person in the city)


Letter From An Amish Mother



Taking care of five kids is just as hard as it sounds, probably even harder, but I don’t think so. Living here in Ohio has gotten real hard for us, what with the climate change and all. Being the seventh most populous doesn’t help either. In the summer whenever I want to grow things to feed the family I can’t because of all the carbon dioxide in the air. It ruins my crops just when they are ready for picking. I would be able to sell some if had enough crops to sell and feed my family. We are lucky enough to feed my family for a whole week with the crops we pick. Climate change is affecting us so badly. I can’t teach my kids about home like because the water is getting too dirty to do anything with and since the crops are not growing well that I can’t teach them about plantation. I heard many cities have factories and that is what is releasing the carbon dioxide. Why do you need so many factories,I mean we manage and we don’t need all of the factories you guys have. I know we get products that are made in factories, but it is very few to be honest, so you can’t say we depend on it, because we don’t. This just isn’t healthy for the atmosphere and for us as humans, I wonder if you could pass this on to anyone who can read this and consider what they are really participating in. This has got to stop because our world is crumbling to pieces and we are a contributing factor to this. If we want to achieve a good future, one of the big steps we can take is by doing something about climate change. Thank you for taking your time for reading this letter from a rambling mother, but this had to be heard by someone or no one.


This is my video for my second monologue



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Climate Change Monologue: Reily Knott

  During this unit we as a class have studied climate change and how that effects our lives as we know it. for example in my partners monologues we touched on topics as forest fires, clean air as a broad topic. To be more specific here are details about what exactly climate change is and what causes it. In most cases we see that its caused by human influence such as the exhaust from our cars release chemicals into the air. I mean something as simple as cutting down tress which release CO2 in the air. Greenhouse gasses are used to run o many things and is released by so many things but in reality is killing the earth. These all contribute to the loss of out natural sources and the loss of homes for many animals.

 Clean Air

(walking to school)

As i walk to school in the morning sometimes i  look up at the sky and see the dark muted grays that have taken  over the once blue beautiful skies and the humid weather in october. And i wonder why nobody ever taught me about my effect on the environment. California used to be a great place man i mean besides the fact the all the ice cream places are now juice bars, but thats besides the point. Suddenly a big group of people come walking past me. Oh and by the way i'm not very popular so… *eyes rolling and shoulders shrugging*  its a rare occasion that multiple people come to me. Hey give me my paper back i need that for science. I assuming none of these kids had a idea that this paper on climate change could affect my grade in a good way or….a very bad way. HEY HEY i need that paper. C'mon guys. On wait you just didn't do you paper…. You could've just asked I would've help. Look nobody really understands the damage climate change can do to our everyday life. *everybody around takes about paper* Okay so let me break this down for you nice and slow. Climate change is caused by many things. Water vapor most know as greenhouse gasses this increases as the Earth's atmosphere gets warmer, and so the the possibility of rain, clouds and participation. Carbon dioxide this is let into the atmosphere by natural causes such as cutting down trees and all that natural stuff. *takes a deep breath* Are you guys getting any of this? Okay….I’ll take that And you know when you're too lazy walk to school or wherever you go. Your parents drive…. Yeah well just let them know they’re killing the earth. But actually i just remembered why am i even helping you guys... You tried to shove me in a locker yesterday. GIVE ME MY PAPER, your own your own now..










WILDFIRE

Hello everyone thank you for letting me come to career day, So my name is Robert Vick and I am a firefighter here in Colorado. So one issue that we firefighters face that the world is not really aware of is Wildfires.. Does anyone know what that is?...... A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire occurring in wildland areas, which can  consume houses. Wildfires often begin unnoticed, but they spread quickly igniting brush, trees and homes. And its very hard to put the fire out, once one it started it spreads through the woods very quickly… and its not safe to be around, not safe to breath and causes a of smoke. Everyone thinks that most wildfires are started by humans but really its caused by global warming… yup shocking right?... who knew that already?......hmmm okay so ¼ out of the class knew..And its only going to get worse…  climate change and other pressures are causing more intensified firestorms, sparking more damage and putting wildlife more at risk… so does anyone have any questions so far?.... yes you in the green shirt?....... How else does wildfires affect us?.. Well it  contributes carbon to the atmosphere. As this cycle progresses, climate change and wildfires both increase in frequency and severity…. Anyone else? Yes you in the pink flower hat……………. Im sorry i couldn't hear you, can you repeat that? Oh, how could you help prevent it?.. Okay well you guys can Ride bikes to school, walk, recycle, offset your carbon purchase, and plant trees. Thank you all for being a good audience, Hope you have a great school year.  See you soon, hopefully not because of a fire…...









FLOOD:

wow its so gloomy outside?.... this better not mess up my date with johnny….. okay blue or the red dress…. *BANG* what the h…….. AHHHHHHHHH HELP… Where is all this water coming from…. Sh** its coming up the steps…. omg omg omg what should I do? Climb out the window! … the water is coming in fast. it stinks so bad…. god damit why won't this window open!!! HELP SOMEONE HELP…. finally this thing opens.  Holy crap I can’t see the street, its flooded, this whole town is flooded…. the water is still rising. I have to get to higher ground?.... The roof! Okay don’t look down… you got this kelly, don’t look down…….. okay breath you won’t fall….. yes I made it……. omg… look at this town… its completely covered…. *cries* oom-g i’m gonna die, noooooooooo…… HELP ME SOMEONE HELP ME…….. hello? did someone just call me?... HELLO?.. HELLO…….. OMG JOHNNY WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE!!! Are you okay? I should have listen to professor Gerry….. What?... yes my professor was telling us how Global warming is partly to blame for  heavy rainfall events and floods. Because warmer air can hold more moisture, heavier precipitation is expected in the years to come. But i thought he was just crazy… i don’t know it was early in the morning when he said this.. what else did he say? well he said As the climate system changes in accordance to more CO2 we realise that by polluting our atmosphere we literally pull the carpet under our own feet….. i dont know.. so what do we do…. WATCH OUT FOR THE BRANCH… AHHHHHH.  *slash noise* ewww this water is dirty… johnny where are you? JOHNNY… swim towards me I see you!! I need help I can’t swim….. help me up.. thanks. are you sure I think there is more room on the door that I’m floating on?... okay.. how can we prevent this from happening again? ummm well my professor said that   Important steps include discouraging development in flood-prone areas and protecting the natural systems, such as wetlands, that help to buffer against floods…. yup…… do you hear that? Its a person?... OMG johnny look its help!.. Johnny? No johnny no wake up no JOHNNY (Titanic song plays). NOOOOOOO…. HELP OVER HERE!!!















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