Sunday, June 26, 2011
Mikro Does Product Testing at CMOM
Our homeschool group participated in product testing for an animated kid's math series that is being developed. Mikro really enjoyed the sample episode and music videos that he was shown, and described them as "Hilarious!"
Afterwards, we got to explore the rest of the Children's Museum of Manhattan. We hadn't been there recently. We fed Mikro's obsession with Ancient Greece by visiting the Greek Mythology exhibit, in which he took a hero's journey and escaped from Polyphemus the Cyclops. Not surprisingly, his Hero Record shows he has more brains than brawn (or bravery...)
We all learned something new about the Antikythera Mechanism, which computed the positions of celestial objects-- a sort of ancient computer-- and could predict phenomena like eclipses.
We had to let our cute monkey engage in a little nostalgia with another cute little monkey: