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Monthly Archives: January 2012
[ January 11, 2012; 2:00 PM to 4:15 PM. ] We’ll practice some skills that have been introduced before like tree identification, compass reading, and decoders and work on some new skills like making maps. This is in preparation for their geocaching or letter boxing adventure later this term.
[ January 25, 2012; 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM. ] Plenty of science fun is planned for the boys at the Lieberman residence. We’ll learn about water’s surface tension, blow things up in the microwave (ok, just “expand them”), and try to float eggs among other science activities.
This wasn’t an official Daring Boys’ Club activity, but I’m posting pictures of our recent fort day, to encourage the rest of you Daring Boys’ Club families to try a fort of your own someday soon. (Send pictures, and I’ll put them up here.) We make forts occasionally, but I was recently inspired by a [...]
Last week the boys had a blast doing a variety of interesting science activities. We talked briefly about the difference between experiments and demonstrations. I tried to encourage them to work as a group to record their observations and reflections on the simple log I made, but they were a little too excited to get [...]