Help the Oxbow Elementary LEGO team get their invention patented and produced.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The following was submitted to White Lake Patch by the Oxbow LEGO Team. A group of 5th graders from Oxbow are working on an exciting project, and they need your help. During LEGO research this year they invented a product. They learned in their research that sandwiches often come to school and sit in tubs or lockers for several hours. Through extensive testing, both at Oxbow and in association with students from Iowa State University, they learned that sandwiches that reach a temperature of more than 50 degrees for more than 2 hours are considered in the danger zone. All sandwiches without ice packs that we tested were found to be in this zone, and many with ice packs were also. The solution they came up with is called the Chilly Willy. …
Here are our best bets for things to do with the kids this weekend.
1. WILLY WONKA Where/when: Lakeland High School/March 11-12 at 7:30 p.m. and March 13 at 2 p.m. Why go: Family fun that also supports local theater (Lakeland High School and Lakeland Players) Pricing: $10 (tickets available online through PaySchools Lakeland High School, in cooperation with the Lakeland Players Community Theater, will present Willy Wonka from March 11-13 at Lakeland High School. 2. MAPLE SUGARING Where/when: Indian Springs Metropark, 5200 Indian Trail in White Lake Why go: Kids and adults alike have the chance to learn the history of maple sugaring and learn how to tap a maple tree properly and get a taste of pure maple syrup Pricing: $3 per person; pre-registration required, call 248-625-6640 or 800-477-3192. 3. LEGO …