Weird Science! 5th Grade Plant Cell Project

Behold my mitochondria!

Is it art or is it a science project? You be the judge…

     I was informed last Friday that my daughter had an impending due date on a project for her 5th Grade Science class. The assignment was to produce a 3-D representation of either a plant or animal cell using just about any medium the student wanted.

     According to my daughter, the majority of her classmates were either going to go with something edible (pasta, cake, etc.) or the old standy-by: a Styrofoam ball. I was tasked with heading to the local Hobby Lobby Saturday morning to procure supplies.  I ended up with an idea that may be unique in the history of cell model science projects!

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