SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. — About 75 to 80 teams of parents and children attended last week's "Use Your Noodle" night at Neary Elementary School, proving for the second year in a row that learning can indeed be fun.
"It's really a team math and science night," said event organizer Laura Michel. "It's a chance for parents to work with their child on one math and one science station."
Challenges included "The Marshmallow Launch" and "Spaghetti Structures." In the former, teams competed to design a contraption that would launch a marshmallow the farthest across the ...