Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Science Experiments

The past two days have been filled with science lessons and experiments.  Yesterday at our Cub Scout meeting we had guest speakers from the Wood County Electric Co-op.  They gave a lesson on electricity, it's uses and sources.  Then a arc presentation was done for the boys, much to their surprise and delight.

Today we finally wrapped up our volcano lesson with a small volcano eruption.  The Boys had built the volcano out of homemade clay two weeks ago.  I put plastic wrap inside as a barrier due to small gaps in the volcano.

  Today we finally got around to making it erupt with a simple water, soap, baking soda and vinegar solution, 
with some help from my niece Starbrite.

 Red food coloring was added for effect, and the result was lots of fun and giggles along with a relatively contained mess on my     counter and bar pan.

Tomorrow is Robotics, where the team will go over last weekend's competition and discuss what they did right and what needs to be improved on.