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Academics Weekly Assignment — November 21st, 2021

Welcome to the Academics weekly assignment for the week of November 21st, 2021! These weekly assignments will give our Professors the ability to showcase some of their lesson ideas here on the website. Each assignment will be posted for a week, in which everyone will be able to read about the topic and respond to the assignment prompt. This week's assignment is "Herbology - Mandrakes,” created by Arne (tqrpiar).

The assignment is as follows:
Mandrakes are a type of magical plant whose roots look like a human baby. When handling a Mandrake, people are obligated to wear earmuffs as the cries of a Mandrake have the ability to knock people out—or even kill a person depending on the Mandrake’s maturity.

Most commonly, Mandrakes—otherwise known as Mandragora—are used in potions. The potion is used to untransfigure people who have been cursed or transfigured against their will. Otherwise, Mandrakes get used as weapons to try and knock people out with their painful screams.

You’re handling a baby Mandrake in Herbology and your earmuffs fall off. Immediately, the painstakingly loud screams fill your head! What happens afterwards?

Please make sure to write at least 5 full sentences to get AC for this assignment! Your assignment must be entirely written by you, and may not be plagiarized (including copying anything from online sources, books, or movie plots) in any way. Assignments must follow all PotterworldMC rules, which can be found here; assignments that do not follow all PotterworldMC rules will be subject to punishment. If your assignment does not meet the requirements, you will be unable to redo your assignment for this week. Assignments are due at 12am PST on Sunday, November 28th, 2021. You may submit as soon as you would like, but any assignments submitted after that time will not receive grades. You may receive up to 20 ACs for your submission. House points will not be awarded to any submissions. If you have any questions, please reach out to a Jr. Professor, Sr. Professor, Academics Advisor, or Head of Academics on Discord.

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