Pacific Science Center

dcp_0376 Selah and Gavin acting a bit tentative as they warm up to the commotion going on in the kiddie area.
Selah and Gavin acting a bit tentative as they warm up to the commotion going on in the kiddie area.
dcp_0382 ...which Gavin figures out instantly. A magnet held beneath the table moves boats around on top. Kinda magical.
...which Gavin figures out instantly. A magnet held beneath the table moves boats around on top. Kinda magical.
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dcp_0391 See the funky yellow plastic water vests? How effective do you think they are? How about if you don't wear them?
See the funky yellow plastic water vests? How effective do you think they are? How about if you don't wear them?
dcp_0393 Gavin going nuts with the water.
Gavin going nuts with the water.
dcp_0394 At this point Gavin has completely soaked his shirt thanks to his self-applied shower. Silly boy!
At this point Gavin has completely soaked his shirt thanks to his self-applied shower. Silly boy!
dcp_0395 Dude! Nice hair.
Dude! Nice hair.
dcp_0396 It's the coin gravity well. The zoo has a bigger version of this gizmo.
It's the coin gravity well. The zoo has a bigger version of this gizmo.
dcp_0401 Nursing in front of "Olympic Iliad".
Nursing in front of "Olympic Iliad".
dcp_0403 Funny story about this thing which spins around the green thing in the middle. Gavin was hanging on for stability when an older boy, about 10, spun the wheel...
Funny story about this thing which spins around the green thing in the middle. Gavin was hanging on for stability when an older boy, about 10, spun the wheel…
dcp_0405 Gavin reaching to catch the flash. Or something like that. Right after this picture was taken he snuck off behind the butterfly displays on the right. See the...
Gavin reaching to catch the flash. Or something like that. Right after this picture was taken he snuck off behind the butterfly displays on the right. See the…
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dcp_0408 Haha! I got this pawn! It weighs almost as much as I do, but look at me steal it off the board.
Haha! I got this pawn! It weighs almost as much as I do, but look at me steal it off the board.
dcp_0411 Hmmm....this is a tough situation. It requires closer inspection.
Hmmm....this is a tough situation. It requires closer inspection.
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dcp_0418 The first job is to take out all the boards.
The first job is to take out all the boards.
dcp_0419 Now it's time to figure out how to put them back in. Good thing Dad is around to provide a little assistance.
Now it's time to figure out how to put them back in. Good thing Dad is around to provide a little assistance.
dcp_0420 And now it's time to rip them out again!
And now it's time to rip them out again!