Monday, May 27, 2013

Wax Museum Pics

Hi families of Mr. Abbott's class! Here are a few pictures from our Grandparents' Day Wax Museum. I hope you get to see more next Friday, May 31st at our Learning Celebration. I polled the famous people that were on display, and they said you only get a hint.  So here goes...

-Mr. Abbott

Our first wax statue became famous for his theories on the origin of species while traveling aboard "The Beagle."
This entrepreneur is responsible for the computer/phone you carry in your pocket.
And the primary competitor of our previous inventor, this gentleman created the most popular operating system in the world.
This brave young woman had the wherewithal to record her experiences when the Nazis invaded and took many of her people away.
And you might just recognize the first African-American president of the United States below.
Although his general theory of relativity is what he's best known for, this famous brain is also often quoted on matters of the heart.
Unless you're a muggle of magnificent stature, you cannot help but recognize the creator of Harry Potter.
This forward-thinking woman refused to give up her seat on the bus solely because of the color of her skin.
Even in a photograph, it's difficult tot tell exactly what the world's most famous escape artist is doing with his hands!
This intrepid explorer spent six years opening up a land route to China to trade with Europe.
While I was queen of England, William Shakespeare wrote his enduring plays and tolerance was practiced throughout the realm.
I was the guide that ensured the explorers Lewis and Clark made their trip safe and sound.
If holding the record for home runs doesn't give me away, then maybe knowing that I was traded from the Red Sox to the Yankees will help.
I was First Lady to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and spent some time in Maine.
Our next scientist showed the world the intricate ins and outs of society for chimps, and broke new ground for women in her field.
I sailed around the world!
This happy lady was the first lady to John Adams, and gave him much advice during the continental congress.

1 comment:

  1. Another great collection of photos -- and captions -- thank you! From all accounts, the Wax Museum was a huge success -- well done everyone! I can't wait for the Learning Celebration!

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