I thought about writing a summary of our year, but instead I decided to use all of the technological shortcuts available to me as an American in the 21st century. So here’s a slideshow.
Erin Does Science! The Exploding Water Hypothesis
Erin left school today very excited about estuaries. She had some questions about them, though. Would fresh water and salt water, when mixed together as in an estuary, taste fresh or salty? Would mixing two types of water cause an explosion? So, she designed an experiment to find out.
On Raising Geeky Kids: A Reflection on Fantasy and Horror Films
As part of my attempt to raise Erin as a geek, we’ve been reading The Hobbit at night. She knew that there was a movie coming out, and has wanted to see it, but I told her we’d have to read the book first. She agreed, and we’ve been picking at it for a few…