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October 17, 2006

Upgrade mostly complete...

Comments and trackbacks are now being accepted again. New content will follow soon. Sorry for the delay, but in addition to upgrading Movable Type, I also had to change web hosts. There's still some work to do behind the scenes and on the blog's design, but it's functional again.

October 18, 2006

First Lego League team

Lego, robots, and a group of kids.  Sounds like an interesting combination, and that's just what we'll be doing this fall.  My daughter is part of a First Lego League team that will be using Lego Mindstorms to accomplish a challenge and compete against other teams.   There are over 5,000 teams in North America alone!

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October 24, 2006

Weekly Scoring

One challenge is getting the kids to focus on all four areas that are part of the First Lego League challenge.  It's so much fun to work with the robot to run missions, how can I get them to realize that the research project is just as important?

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October 25, 2006

Growing Crystals

My kids just spent a few days on growing crystals.  They have some interesting chemicals for crystals like 'aluminum mono basic' and 'copper sulphide ', that can grow large clear or blue crystals.

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October 29, 2006

Halloween Activities

It's Halloween tomorrow.  We've been busy carving pumpkins, roasting seeds and making ghosts.

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