Since this is my last blog post for math class and I have been taking tests this week, I will be doing a little riddle. You have been given the task of transporting 3,000 apples 1,000 miles from Appleland to Bananaville. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## Archive for 8th Grade

Recently, I have finished reading the novel The Chocolate War which is written by Robert Cormier. I have written two essay-like reflections for this book. Here there are. In the book The Chocolate War, Jerry’s father works as a pharmacist. He lives […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

This week in geometry, I learned about symmetry. A line of symmetry is a line that goes through a shape that forms a reflection of both sides. An example would be in the image on the right. That line makes […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## My Last Mitzvah Project

Since I am in the eighth grade at my school, I shall be graduating very soon. Because of this, I won’t be doing much more school sponsored mitzvah projects. I have done many over the years, such as River Garden, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

This week in math, I learned about reflections. A reflection is when you mirror a shape across a line. You can reflect a shape across the x-axis, the y-axis, and line y=x. For a reflection across the x-axis, change the original […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

## Yom Hashoah 2016

On May 5, it was Yom Hashoah. Yom Hashoah is the day of remembrance for all the people that passed away during the Holocaust, especially the six million Jews that were killed. There are different parts to this day of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

One hundred people were traveling down the Amazon River on a flatboat when the boat, in calm water, capsized and all were drowned. How did this happen? Answer is in the comments.

Last week, our middle school went to Mt. Carmel, which is a senior living apartment building. At this building, there is a large Jewish population living there. Every year at around the time of Passover, we will go to Mt. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

This week in Geometry, I learned about spheres and hemispheres. I learned specifically about the surface area and the volume of a sphere. To find the volume of a sphere, all you need is the length of the radius. The […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

The volume of a 3d shape is how much space is on the inside. There are specific formulas to find the volume of certain figures. To find the volume of a prism, all you have to do is multiply the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

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