AZ Science Center

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

One of my friends invited us to go with her and her kids to the AZ Science Center a few weeks ago. It was so much fun and Sydney loved hanging out with her friend Caleb (next to her in the picture). They both enjoyed playing with magnets, iron, different colors on a light box, trying out different instruments and watching the frequency of waves, learning about volcanoes, and all the other things we did!
This was one of their favorite exhibits. It was this giant airplane in some kind of wind tunnel thing. When they pressed the buttons on the joy-sticks it would create different wind currents and "fly" the plane. We had to "fly" the planes several times!

Caleb and Sydney are hard at work transferring rock from one side of the box to the other! Sydney loved the child sized shovels.
There was another exhibit about airplanes and a miniature plane we could go in and pretend to sit on the seats. Shauntel and I laughed because there was way too much leg room...maybe these were supposed to represent first class seating!
It was a fun day and Sydney loved all the interesting exhibits.

2 comments:

Heather Shepherd November 28, 2007 at 9:56 AM  

How much did it cost? How far it it from you? We're supposed to be in AZ for Royals spring training in March and we're looking for other stuff to do. We did the Zoo this year, but want to try something new in 2008.

Kimberly and Devon November 30, 2007 at 12:53 PM  

I always enjoy watching my kids experience things like that...that's what makes being a mom so great!

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