Monday, March 15, 2010

The Franklin Institute.

Today we went to the Franklin Institute. What a great museum:) First we went and saw stuff having to do with the body. We walked through a huge heart, saw how muscles worked and learned about blood and plasma. The kids enjoyed crawling through the artery (picture below.) Next we went to see the trains. Nicholas even got to be the "conductor" on the train ride. We also got to see two different kinds of airplanes. One was a fighter jet that was hanging from the ceiling that Chad and the boys got to go into. Nicholas even got to make a piece of paper. It was such an interesting day with so much to see and do and we didn't even come close to seeing it all. The boys had a lot of fun and learned a few things as well. I would highly recomend if you've never been.

The boys crawling through the artery.
Jacob didn't want to come out.
In front of a train. The boys are looking at a much bigger train across the room.
The first airplane.
The fighter jet.
They all liked this part.
You could barely see him in there.
Nicholas making a sheet of paper.

Benjamin Franklin statue.

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