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Third Graders at Washington Elementary School in West Orange Complete Plant and Animal Science Projects

Cynthia Cumming

Monday, October 15, 2012 • 9:43pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Washington Elementary students in Jillian Costantino’s  third grade class completed plant and animal cell projects by creating models from foods found at home.  Parents and students worked together to promote creativity and incorporate art into an academic project.. “This is a great project. It’s done at home so parents become involved. Students especially enjoy using a variety of foods to create their models,” explained Costantino. “The project allows the students to be creative and incorporate art into a content area, which is an opportunity they do not always have. ”

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