Idea Generation

What is this project about?

Looking for more support narrowing down your idea? Try using the idea matrix on this page.

It explores the concept of time, diving into the question that has puzzled humanity for eternity; what is time?

What do you want to get out of this project?

I am beginning a series in which I explore some humanities greatest questions as they fascinate me.

where did the skills go? we are taking skills out of the idea generation process, in an attempt to make projects more career-focused. If you want to get leveled-up for a project, share it with the appropriate guide or faculty member for feedback upon completion.

Guiding Question

Turn your idea above into a guiding question.

Check out some resources on how to write a guiding question here.

What is time? Scientifically, and philosophically. How do humans perceive time? Is time truly constant? What is the best explanation of the thing we call time?


Use this space to take notes, keep track of your sources, or conversations you have with people about this project.


What will it take for you to complete this project?

Use the table below to set your own timeline for deliverables, keep in mind when your final work product is due at the end of the cycle.

Work Product Deliverables

February 19, 2021
Work on deliverable
February 19, 2021 → February 26, 2021
Deliverable completed
February 26, 2021
Work Product due
March 5, 2021

Embed your Work Product Here 👇🏽

How do I embed my work product on notion?

Click below where it says "Untitled" this will open a new page with an embed block. You can click on this embed block to upload a file or link from your computer. You might also choose to create your project write on that untitled page itself.

Add a short description and cover photo

At the top of this page, you'll see a field where you can write a short description of what this project is about. if you hover over the title, you'll also see a place where you can "add cover". Pick a photo that captures the main idea of your project.

Work Product

Was your project deep?

Yes very much so


Reflect on this project cycle by answering the questions below.

The act of reflecting allows you to highlight the accomplishments and applications of your project. (questions courtesy of Powderhouse Studios)

Was your project meaningful?

Did this project matter? In what ways did it further your knowledge, force you to grow, or provide something useful?

It quenched my thirst for knowledge as well as kicked off the beginning to my series on humanities greatest questions. I really enjoy explore deep concepts such as this.

Was your project ambitious?

Given what you already know, did this project challenge you in meaningful ways?

Yes, it challenged the way I think to come up with my best explanation for something that cannot be explained.

Was your project deep?

Did you project engage with powerful ideas or tools? Additionally, did you engage with the material in a deep sense (i.e. did you develop ownership over the ideas or tools)? Can you utilize these skills independently now?

My project engaged with a variety of deep thinking skills, as well as required to to understand it on a granular level in order to even present the idea. I can utilize these skills of understanding to help learn and explain ideas.


Use the pages below "QR Partner Feedback" and "Faculty Feedback" to find places for improvement.

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Coming up with an Idea
What is a guiding question?