Monthly Archives: December 2011

drops on a penny

this is an experiment I’ve been doing at work for years. The idea is to see how many drops of water will fit on the head of a penny. it’s so simple, but allows for all kinds of good conversation about predictions, variables and other science-y goodness.

December 24 2011

can turtles read?

Poor Castor Turtle. He’s already annoyed at being out of his tank, but here I am posing him in front of Dr Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle. I have vivid memories of lying on the floor in my room and reading this book when I was little. 

December 21 2011

In other news, this is my first post with my new camera.