Members of the Animal Response Team from Shedd Aquarium visited Alexander Graham Elementary School, a Chicago public school, to talk to the students about what they can do to help our friends in the sea. The Animal Response Team is works with 17 global partners to rescue, rehabilitate, release and rehome animals in need, from stranded sea lions to endangered African penguins threatened by oil spills.", according to Shedd Aquarium.
Eva Ho was hired by Shedd Aquarium's public relationship team to document this event. During the visit, members from the team teaches students things that they can do to help the environment and hands-on experiment to demonstrate actions that were taken to remove oil spills.
A sea turtle also made an special appearance during the school visit. Students were all excited to see the live animal in their classroom and they all promised to become a Sheddvocate by the end of the visit.
One of the students also made each of us a special thank you card thanking us to come to their school.
Location: 4436 S Union Ave, Chicago, IL.