Oct 10, 2011

Funny direction things can take

We started out with Biology and talking about fungus and KM mentioned how many different types of mushrooms she has seen out in the yard lately. I had an idea - we should gather some samples and examine the differences. Then how would each react to heat - oh hey what a great excuse to start a fire in the pit.....



Once we we had the fire going and mushrooms were "cooking" I suddenly remembered a post that I had stumbled upon last week at the hmmm...schooling mom's blog where they microwaved various types of soap...well I wondered what would happen if we put them over the fire....





I was shocked at the various reactions melting points! 


KM was inspired to carve some shapes out as she was prepping the samples.


So from biology to mycology to scenting the neighborhood to soap sculpting.....where will the rest of our day take us?
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