a spring homeschool day at the national building museum

still catching up:

the combination of my girls age-ing up and
the National Building Museum offering new classes
led to a great homeschool day last march.

radianceGirl explored the extraordinary properties of domes, then worked in a team to build one.

radianceGirl explored the extraordinary properties of domes, then worked in a team to build one.

signGirl examined cities and their zones...

signGirl examined cities and their zones…

...built a building for her zone and installed it in the city she created with her classmates.

…built a building for her zone and installed it in the city she created with her classmates.

close up of signGirl's energy plant.

close up of signGirl’s energy plant.

mercyGirl did Architecture 101 learning about elevation, section and plan...

mercyGirl did Architecture 101, learning about elevation, section and plan…

...drew the floor plan of her home...

…drew the floor plan of her dream home…

...and did a little architecture math.

…and did a little architecture math.

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