Monday, September 14, 2009

Impromptu Science Lesson

One thing I like about my boys is their curiosity, especially when it comes to science. There are numerous science projects you can do with kids, from creating volcanoes to constructing cacti.

Today we were talking about taste buds and ended up doing an impromptu science lesson. Hurray for the Internet (to find ideas quickly) and food (always a lure with the boys)!

Prepping for the taste testing of BITTER, SOUR, SALTY, and SWEET things:

Let the tasting of wacky items commence:

This sort of constructive project typically brings out the camaraderie in my boys:

By the end, Tadpole was going experimental crazy, mixing brown sugar (sweet) with cocoa (bitter) and pickle juice (sour):

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