Field Trip Week: Learn history, technology, engineering Antique Car Show

Antique Cars are slowly becoming a thing of the past, and most kids have never seen one up close. Unlike most kids I grew up around antique cars because my father was always working on one.  We were lucky enough to spend the week with my parents and my brother while learning and looking at antique cars. The girls learned history, technology, engineering, and car values now and then. We even got to visit my Continue reading

Roadschool Fun: Name least popular selling color for Harley Davison Motorcycle in USA

Name the first motorcycle that comes to mind? Most people would say, Harley Davison, because they are the most iconic names in the business. Now tell me, which color Harley Davison motorcycle is sold the least? Unfortunately, I can’t tell you yet because it’s more fun this way. Facts about Harley Davidson First some fun facts, did you know Harley is sold all over the world. They claim to be the oldest factory in the Continue reading

How to make Ricotta Cheese: separate protein molecules

Have your ever wanted to know how to make ricotta cheese? It is easier than you think and you can do a science experiment at the same time.  I love making cheese from whole milk because it tastes super yummy.  This is a fun experiment because I can actually get the kids to try something they made. Follow along with us as we how we separate proteins. What you need: 8 cups whole milk or half Continue reading

The Art of making a time pieces at the York Time Institute LLC.

The York Time Institute is located in downtown York among rows of historic homes. The Institute is housed in a 150-year-old building in Historic York, Pa. After some research, it was revealed that two other watchmakers had been located in this same location. We began our tour on the main floor of the building with the students showing us tools, parts and explaining how the school worked. We were surprised to find how diverse the students were Continue reading

The Never Ending homemade Boat Build and race at FTF Colonial Times Rally

Have you been to a sailboat race, watched a cigarette boat race? A homemade boat race is exhilarating, exciting, and one of the funniest events we have ever seen.  We have spent the last week with 50 families that travel fulltime in an RV. The Fulltime Families Colonial Times Rally was a weekend to remember but the best part of the whole weekend was the homemade boat race. Tall Pines Campground offered fun activities before and after Continue reading

Roadside Fun: Name the birthplace of the American Oil Industry

When I think of Pennsylvania the last thing I think about is oil, oil mining or birthplace of the American Oil Industry. Colonel Drake Oil was determined to prove to everyone that he could drill for oil and mass produce it. As a result, he needed some help from a few friends and luck was on his side. Drake was actually fired two weeks before his discovery (it took 2 weeks for the letter to arrive) and Continue reading