January Field Trip

This month our field trip was right in line with what we are studying in science, astronomy. We had a wonderful speaker (a former science teacher) who taught the kids all about the sun.

If we were to dissect the sun and take a look at its layers this is what it would be composed of …
Sometimes I feel I am learning just as much as the kids when we study subjects like this. Devin and Lexi each got a chance to make up a layer of the sun. Devin was able to play the part of a radiator – representing the radiative layer. Lexi was the hula hooping girl – representing the convective zone.

Afterward, we joined a bunch of our friends at Chick-Fil-A, my children’s fast food restaurant of choice after any field trip. I look forward to these lunches almost as much as my kids … so nice to hang out with other homeschool moms and chat for an hour or two.
And, as always, when it is time to go home there are tears … (couldn’t help but include this adorable photograph of my friend’s “too cute for words” daughter)

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One thought on “January Field Trip

  1. Already got it blogged. You are awesome! Thanks for the recap. I missed most of it. I almost asked people if they wanted to go to lunch but I was having a “shy” day.:) Looks like yall had fun!

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