Kidlet has turned in his report outline and is working on the mobile. He has holes drilled into rods. He asked the teacher about adding some calcium products, such as a calcium supplement and powdered milk, to his project. The teacher flatlined ("You want to bring white powder, not in its original labeled container, to school?").
On a positive note, the shirt that he wants to wear for his presentation on Monday is ready:
Thanks again for the help and encouragement!