Monday, November 14, 2011

Astronomy show at the Fujitsu Planetarium in Cupertino 2011

"The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket" is an animated planetarium show that led us from Earth to all nine planets, Moon, Mercury, Mars, Venus, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune and Pluto. We learned about how they look like, what they are made of, their temperatures and how far they are away.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Field trip to Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz

This was a fun and educating trip. We caught a wet, rainy day, so the butterflies were clustering high up in the eucalyptus trees, trying to keep warm and dry. We looked at the caterpillar garden and saw cocoons. Inside the educational center a guide, with the active help of some parents, explained the life cycle of a monarch butterfly. ... being a caterpillar was hilarious ...