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Keira, Xiamara, Alana and Celena Eberly had their faces painted.

Mote celebrates World Oceans Day with interactive education

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Keira, Xiamara, Alana and Celena Eberly had their faces painted.

Volunteer Laurie Schmitt spoke with visitors about composting.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Volunteer Laurie Schmitt spoke with visitors about composting.

Ava Burton-Harper was happy with her face painting.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Ava Burton-Harper was happy with her face painting.

Melissa Macksey and Emily Briner were educating visitors on how to keep the beaches turtle-friendly.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Melissa Macksey and Emily Briner were educating visitors on how to keep the beaches turtle-friendly.

Nathan and Phinehas Chetwynd learned that dog poop can pollute our oceans from this fairy.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Nathan and Phinehas Chetwynd learned that dog poop can pollute our oceans from this fairy.

Eliah, Jennifer, Rafael, Nayomi, Ayden, Joziah and Avriel Garcia

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Eliah, Jennifer, Rafael, Nayomi, Ayden, Joziah and Avriel Garcia

Shaina and Jaxton Johnson check out the touch tank.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Shaina and Jaxton Johnson check out the touch tank.

Austin and Amelia Horton stand in front of a giant megalodon jaw.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Austin and Amelia Horton stand in front of a giant megalodon jaw.

Tira Vandenhoek educates visitors on the impact of dog waste on our oceans.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Tira Vandenhoek educates visitors on the impact of dog waste on our oceans.

Mae Monnoc says she loves sharks and believes that with more education, others will too.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Mae Monnoc says she loves sharks and believes that with more education, others will too.

Mason Jordan and Ashley Aular offer zinc as an alternative to chemical sunscreens that pollute oceans.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Mason Jordan and Ashley Aular offer zinc as an alternative to chemical sunscreens that pollute oceans.

Dana Henderson discusses the dangers of feeding dolphins.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Dana Henderson discusses the dangers of feeding dolphins.

Jiselle Sulinski is on a mission to protect clams.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Jiselle Sulinski is on a mission to protect clams.

Price Claypoole stresses the importance of seagrass as a habitat and a climate changer.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Price Claypoole stresses the importance of seagrass as a habitat and a climate changer.

Volunteer Catie Larsen helps Vivien Scheufler make a birthday card for Eugenie Clark.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Volunteer Catie Larsen helps Vivien Scheufler make a birthday card for Eugenie Clark.

Finley Monnot wore his shark socks to celebrate World Oceans Day.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Finley Monnot wore his shark socks to celebrate World Oceans Day.

Charlotte Winemiller plays shark cornhole.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Charlotte Winemiller plays shark cornhole.

Rebecca Winemiller checks out the coral reef exhibit.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Rebecca Winemiller checks out the coral reef exhibit.

Grayson and Matthew Powell in front of Mote's step and repeat.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Grayson and Matthew Powell in front of Mote's step and repeat.

Nicholas and Emily Wanza were checking out the tanks.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Nicholas and Emily Wanza were checking out the tanks.

Julie Henry used to work at Mote and published a book called "Wisdom from the Wild" in January.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Julie Henry used to work at Mote and published a book called "Wisdom from the Wild" in January.

Madisyn and Montrel Cox test the hurricane simulator.

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Madisyn and Montrel Cox test the hurricane simulator.

Vincent, Clay, Owen and Yvonne Diorides

Saturday, Jun. 11, 2022 |

Vincent, Clay, Owen and Yvonne Diorides

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