We had such a wonderful day at our homeschool science fair! It was amazing! Once again there were a wide variety of topics and a lot of great projects. You could tell all the kids worked really hard.
|Display board on the Aye Aye, rain "sticks", and mofo makasaoka|
|Ian's completed bridge report, his display of his K'nex double cable stayed bridge|
and his toothpick/marshmallow craft and snack.
|Alec's display on Ocean food chains, his sea life cookies, and a|
fun card game called Chomp!
|One boy made homemade lava lamps,|
explained how they worked and demonstrated
for us the effects of the antacid tablets.
|One girl did a report on Owls, had dissected owl pellets to look at, a fun|
bookmark craft, and yummy owl cupcakes!
|Two sisters worked together on a report about velocity and speed;|
the differences between the two terms, how to determine velocity
and a great hands on project with toy cars, ramps and rulers.
|One boy did a report on wolves. He had wolf fur chocolate cake|
for snack and a laptop with a fun new computer game (that we had to
download to our computer when we got home called Wolf Quest).
He also had another laptop with live camera feeds from a wold preserve
so the kids could see the wolves. There were books, stuffed animals
and even a bunch of printouts for kids to color and stuff.
|He also put together these two wonderful dioramas of wolves!|
|One boy reported on guinea pigs; where they originated,|
how they became pets and made all the kids extremely
happy by bringing in his pet guinea pigs!
|Two sisters did a report on color changing milk|
and why the colors move and mix when you
touch the dish soap to the surface of the milk.
They demonstrated the difference between using skim
milk, 1%, 2%, and whole.
|Their display board explained how fats play an important role in the movement|
of the colors.
|All the kids were interested in watching.|
|One boy did his report on penguins; where they live,|
the different types, what they eat, etc. He brought
Swedish "fish" snacks and a fun crossword puzzle.
|One of the older boys did a report on the periodic table of elements|
|With a complete edible cookie table display!|
|He explained the properties of Insta Morph and gave|
a demonstration; passing around the completed cube
|One girl reported on natural disasters and made|
obsidian cookies. She had some tornadoes in
a jar for kids to play and experiment with.
|Learning how to howl like a wolf!|
|This boy gave a talk/ demonstration about Gallium; going along with|
his brother's report on the periodic table of elements
|Alec was hooked and had a bunch of questions!|
|As the interest of the other kids dwindled, Alec continued to ask|
more and learn more.
|I heard them talking about protons, electrons, and neutrons. The names of various|
elements why they were all named using Latin.