Arjun created a candle clock when we studied about the history of measuring time. He followed Kabir’s experiments of measuring time.
Amit and the boys dissected pig’s heart and also sutured it as per instructions from Amit. I was absolutely not involved. Boys made it very obvious to me that they thoroughly enjoyed this activity.
When my brother wrote the poem “Children of The Sun,” we loved it so much that we wanted to get it illustrated. I really wanted to do the illustrations. So, my mother spoke to our art teacher, Ms. Vicki Farmer. She agreed and guided my brother and me in illustrating this poem. I was very excited when we started doing them. Here I’ll describe the steps of one of the illustrations done by me. Continue reading Have you ever used shaving cream for an art project?
Boys participated in MSEF Region VII Lower Science Fair at Ole Miss. Arjun won 2nd place in the category of Physics and Astronomy and Kabir won 1st place in the category of Engineering. Also, Kabir’s project has been nominated for Broadcom Masters.
After having read about oil exploration, we repeated the experiment that we had done with Kabir in 2014. We filled a shoebox with sand and small stones and somewhere in between, I hid a small plastic box with green and blue colored dishwashing liquid to represent oil. We taped a graph paper on top of the shoebox. We marked the directions for North, South, East and West. Then Arjun started exploring for oil by digging into our pretend earth with skewers. When he hit the spot, we used a pipette to suck out the oil. He had fun doing this.