Author Archives: Brandon Crooks

Read and Respond 2: Don’t be fooled – Elon Musk’s electric cars aren’t about to save the planet

The article, Don’t be fooled – Elon Musk’s electric cars aren’t about to save the planet, sheds light on electric cars and their dark side. Many people think electric cars are better for the environment. They think this because of a single factor, … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Without The Pig’s skin

Recently in the news the National Football League (NFL)  has confirmed that football is in fact linked to the chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a brain disease that results from receiving many blows to the head. This disease leads to deterioration of … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Water World

The Earth is ever changing. The Earth we live on now is significantly different from the world our ancestors and their ancestors lived on. The Earth is ever changing and if a species wants to survive they must change with … Continue reading

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Read and Respond Writing: The Numbers Don’t Lie

The article I decided to focus on was titled The Reign of Recycling by John Tierney. The thing that caught my eye in the article were the numbers. The strongest point of the article was when they mentioned that recycling … Continue reading

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Math Test

\( x^3-3x^2-10x=0 \) \( (1+r)^n \) \(  (5.7\times10^{-8})\times(1.6\times10^{12})=9.12\times10^4 \) \( \pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\alpha T^4R^2 \) \( 12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6\text{ mile}}{1\text { km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile} \) \[ 12\text{ km}\times\frac{0.6\text{ mile}}{1\text{ km}}\approx7.2\text{ mile} \] \( 4,173,445,346.50\approx4,200,000,000=4.2\times10^9 \) \[ 50\text{ m}\times\frac{3.4\times10^6\text{ kg}}{1\text{ sec}}\times\frac{10\text{ J}}{1\text{ kg}\cdot1\text{ m}}=1.7\text{ … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Are You An Energy Source?

I will start out this blog post by saying none of this is possible, yet!! But just like man flying and pre-sliced bread, was once things only dreamt about, this to could transcend the dreams of men and become a reality. … Continue reading

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Assignment 1: If it’s Yellow Let it Mellow

No one is inherently evil towards water. A person just doesn’t wake up and think about how much water should they waste today. Even with me saying this some people’s water usage habits would beg to differ. Many people don’t save water because … Continue reading

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Introductory Post: Brandon Crooks

Hello everyone, my name is Brandon Crooks. I am a psychology major with a neuroscience option in my junior year. My scheduling of this class is actually a funny story. I decided to schedule this class just to fulfill a … Continue reading

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