Community

Rocking with the sea stars

  - Evan Seal / The Leader
— image credit: Evan Seal / The Leader

Vancouver Aquarium's Aqua Van lead educator Sarah Evans showed a Bat Star to Grade 8 students at Frank Hurt Secondary earlier this week.

The interaction was part of a program involving the Aqua Van and Victoria-based rock band Mindil Beach Markets (MBM) The Jellyfish Project helps raise awareness among Canadian high school students about the importance of climate change and ocean sustainability.

The Jellyfish Project combines a live rock concert with a dynamic slide show presentation, and has been delivered to 80 schools (more than 40,000 students) from Victoria to Halifax.

MBM's live concert precedes their multi-media presentation. Then the AquaVan invites students to interact with live sea creatures.

To view a YouTube promo video on the project, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aappyAiy88

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Happy Howl-O-Ween at PetSmart
 
Awakening from a bad dream
 
Mothers and daughters gala in Surrey
Child ejected as Surrey collision shears car in half
 
Return to Sender campaign underway for unwanted election material
 
Mayor candidate: John Allen running for mayor in Harrison Hot Springs
UFV showcases agricultural bounty
 
Nietzsche the cat coping with fame
 
Bargain books for a good cause

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.