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Guilford High School Capstone Projects: Fall Semester 2017 at Guilford Free Library

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January 11, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Guilford High School Capstone presentations will take place on January 11, 2018. Presentations will be ongoing from 4:30- 6:30pm at the Guilford Free Library. The Capstone Project is an enriching activity which engages students in a personalized learning experience and provides the opportunity to demonstrate and display the academic expectations in the GHS mission statement.

The students participating in the project welcome the opportunity to present their projects to the community and answer questions related to their work. Community members may attend all or a portion of the presentations.

The following is a schedule and description of student presentations:

4:30pm – Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Obesity is an epidemic in America, and the cause of many health risks such as type 2 diabetes. This presentation will explain what type 2 diabetes is, what causes it, and it’s many consequences.

5:00pm – Video Game Design and Process: This presentation will be explaining and showing steps taken to create a video game. It will be showing student progress over the past semester creating and designing his own game.

5:30pm – A Mutation in the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Protein: The project covers the implications of a missense mutation in the DNA of the gene that produces the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Protein in regards to Cystic Fibrosis. Three dimensional models will reveal the error in formation of the structure of the protein when a missense mutation has occurred. The implications of this genetic mutation and how they can be addressed will be discussed.

6:00pm – The Other Side of War: There are many problems veterans encounter while transitioning back to civilian life. However, how is the United States addressing them? This project dives into issues like drug and alcohol abuse, post traumatic stress disorder, the VA medical facilities and mental health concerns.

No registration necessary. Free and open to all.


January 11, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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