When my mother-in-law was visiting a few weeks ago I was called upon to explain the difference between saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and trans fats. Being a chemistry professor, I borrowed Jonah’s easel, which has a dry erase board. I proceeded to explain to my mother-in-law the differences in chemical structure between the various fats. Of course I drew structures that looked something like this:
And I explained what the various letters and lines represented.
Later that day, Santina showed me a picture she had taken of Jonah drawing at his easel:
My son, the junior chemist!