Sarasota Bay Watch has extended its education and community outreach activities to engage elementary school children. Recently, we visited over 70 4th grade students to learn about filter feeders in the bay, scallop life cycle, etc. The 4th graders also watched a high school student produced video on restoration, and were captivated by live scallops they could hold in their hands.
Here is an a of example of scallop artwork the students produced. We particularly like the “One Scallop Can Change The World” message.