Now that we have survived the Science Fair (he actually got a C on the thing he turned in--two dead plants in a terrarium), we are moving on.
I promised Ben an iPod if he gets all As and Bs.
He told me yesterday that he was working hard on his grades, but he was still having trouble with Science. I know that, at 11, he's past the age of saying cute stuff, but these are worth repeating.
"'Friction'. 'Friction' is so annoying."
"And...'The Force of Gravity' gets on my nerves. When am I ever going to use that?"