Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Zachary Hard last Friday came dressed as Benjamin Franklin and gave a 20-second presentation on key points in Franklin's life.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Frank Carrizosa decided to become President Abraham Lincoln for his wax figure presentation.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Elementary School third-grader Weston Heiser dressed up as Albert Einstein for his class' "Wax Museum" history presentation last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Elementary School third-grader Jarrod Ogrodowski, who did his project on Albert Einstein, held a beaker containing a strange, pink goo.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, One of the students who represented Amelia Earhart was Katrina Zearley, who came clad in a leather jacket and flight goggles.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Emily Reece dressed up as Florence Nightingale (right) and Gabrielle Garrett dressed up as Sacagawea.
Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:00 am
Updated: 1:28 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.
Last week, about 125 third graders at Ironwood Elementary School
participated in a “Wax Museum” history project.
On Friday, Feb. 20, students came dressed as their favorite
historical figures who contributed to the U.S. or the world.
Students dressed up as characters ranging from Davy Crockett to
female astronaut Ellen Ochoa.
Beside each motionless student lay a button. When pushed, the
student came to life with a 20- to 30-second presentation on the
historical figure they came dressed as. Beside them stood a
display, illustrating their character’s life.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:28 pm.