Fourth-graders at didn't just research Serena Williams, Michael Jackson, Rosa Parks and Joe Louis.
They became them.
As part of Black History Month, students chose one famous African-American writer, musician, athlete or activist and researched them. Then they wrote a paper and created a presentation with information for the school's 2012 Wax Museum. The "wax historical figures" stood while students in other grades, teachers and parents browsed the gym. When viewers pushed a button, it prompted the kids to come to life and present a biography about the influential person they researched.
Watch the video included with this article to see highlights from the event.