Today, right after basketball, we participated in a science program at a (somewhat) local university. It was supposed to be for the kids, but the whole family had a great time.
We built Lego Mindstorms robots.
And programmed them.
We built skyscrapers with spaghetti and marshmallows.
Parents got to play too!
We learned about monomers and polymers and made our own silly putty.
Mmmmm... that's some tasty DNA!
And, after a fascinating demonstration of liquid nitrogen which included shattering a frozen raquette ball (when you have boys, smashing stuff gets extra points,) we made our own liquid nitrogen ice cream!
Yeah, Lovin' that science!
It was a wonderful day... and we even managed to learn a few things. It doesn't get much better than that.