Saturday, June 14, 2008
Cross-section Lego Earth
Sean fixed this lego after dinner today. Looks like a building doesn't it? He sat by the window near his plants, admiring his lego and pointing to it, then mumbling some names.
He then came up to me and said, "Mummy, I've made a slice of the earth."
Pointing from the top to bottom, he goes, "The white part is the whole atmosphere. The green part is the grass. The top beige part is the ground. The blue part is the sea. The lower beige part is the sand. The red part is the mantle. The orange part is the outer core. And at last but not least, the yellow part is the inner core." (I had to laugh cos I've heard Last but not least, but never At last but not least!)
He elaborated on the broad white section, this time pointing from the bottom to top, "First is the troposphere, second is the stratosphere, third is mesosphere and the top is the thermosphere." He spelt a couple of the words for me.
Image above from google. When I asked him why his lego didn't have the crust like this picture shows, he said "It does, the beige part is the crust." I said, "You said it was the ground." He went, "Yes, I said the ground OR the crust." I retorted, "No, you did not!" And why didn't he have Exosphere? He said his book didn't have that. Something new to learn then.