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Upcoming Events


March 8

Boston Sea Rovers

Kid's Activity Day


March 14-15

Orlando Science Center

Great Outdoors Weekend


March 14

Water Matters Day


March 28

Oceans Day 2020


April 17-19

Tortuga Music Festival

Ft. Lauderdale, FL




April 25

Free Our Seas & Beyond Art Festival, Hollywood, FL





Shark Education in California

March 13, 2020

Our volunteer Gary McFee visited Brooks Elementary in Windsor, California. He did a presentation for Mrs. Fritz's 30 4th grade students and it went fintastically!! They were a very knowledgeable group with a lot of interest in sharks and the ocean.  Quite a few students had been exposed to sharks in their lives and were thrilled to learn more about them.  They said they couldn't wait to tell their family some of the facts they learned and about how cool sharks are. Thanks again for having us visit!!!

Sharks Education in Portsmouth, UK

March 11, 2020

Our ambassador Michelle Trigg had a FIN tastic visit to Milton Park primary school in Portsmouth, England, and to be part of their STEM week.
She spent the day speaking to each year group Individually ( total 380 students), plus 2 shark science workshops for Y2 ( age 6-7). Students had a lot of fun with measuring and finding out about some recent shark discoveries.
Thank you so much for having us in.

Sharks on River City Live

February 19, 2020

Volunteer Lance Lovell ( The Digger Dude) and ambassador Cailla Strobel spoke about shark education and amazing shark tooth fossils on River City Live.

Check out the video HERE

Open Day Bimini

February 13, 2020

We teamed up with the Bimini Sharklab to host an educational open day for grade 5-6 students from Gateway Christian Academy. Students learned about local marine life, shark science, shark anatomy and conservation. It was an interactive and hands on learning day! 

Shark Education in Dublin, Ireland

February 03, 2020

Our ambassador Jenny Bortoluzzi visited Mount Anville Primary girls' school in Dublin where she gave two consecutive talks to classes 2nd-6th and Montessori (2.5year olds)-1st. In total she spoke to around 400 students in the context of their STEAM Month.

Sandoway Discovery Center Shark Fest

January 25, 2020

Thanks to volunteer Michaela for spreading shark education at this JAWsome event. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to learn about sharks and our programs!

Shark Education at Bimini Primary Schools

January 15, 2020

Founder Jillian Morris and Sharklab outreach manager Chessie Mason visited both Bimini Primary and Gateway Christian Academy. They taught all the grade 1-4 student about sharks, sharks of the Bahamas and why they are important. Thanks to both schools for welcoming us!

Sharks4Kids Meets Mick Fanning

January 13, 2020

Founder Jillian got to share our Bahamas education programs with world champion surfer Mick Fanning for a National Geographic TV show. Stay tuned for air dates. Mick had a great time meeting the students and learning about the work they are doing to save sharks and the oceans.

Shark Education at Renaissance Charter Schooll

January 15, 2020

Our ambassador Chloe spoke to 200 grade K-3 students at the Renaissance Charter School. The students had JAWsome questions. Thanks to the school, staff and students for welcoming us.

Shark Science Google Hangout

January 13, 2020

We kicked off 2020 with a JAWsome shark science hangout at the Bimini Sharklab. We taught over 400 students from 20 schools all about sharks, shark science and shark conservation!

Shark Education at Cat Cay

December 29, 2019

We teamed up with the Bimini Sharklab to teach students visiting Cat Cay about shark science. They learned about the different tags we use and then got to see us a catch, tag and release a nurse shark. Thanks to Cat Cay for welcoming our program and to everyone who joined us.

4Ocean Beach Cleanup

December 14, 2019

We joined 4Ocean for a JAWsome beach cleanup and ocean education day. Thanks to everyone who cleaned the beach and stopped by our booth to learn about sharks.

Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

December 07, 2019

Our team attend the Youth Ocean Conservation Summit held at Mote Marine Lab. It's always amazing speaking to so many young people who want to do their part to save the oceans.

Jeffrey Fiest Memorial Shark Tooth Hunt

December 07, 2019

Our team member Lance Lovell hosted this second annual event for students. He hides thousands of fossil teeth on the beach for kids to find. We joined the event to teach students about how we study sharks and how they can learn more.

Shark Sciene Google Hangout

December 10, 2019

We teamed up with the Bimini Sharklab to teach students all about shark science . They got to see how scientists collect data and the tools they use to study sharks. We spoke to 19 classrooms and over 450 students.

Sharks at UNC Hospital School

December 05, 2019

Our ambassador Enie visited the students at the UNC Hospital School. She taught them all about sharks and how scientists study them. They even learned how Enie uses a drone to study sharks.

Stoked on Salt Ocean Conservation Day

November 24, 2019

Stoked on Salt's Ocean Conservation Day was amazing. People learned about our programs and went on a Virtual Reality shark dive. Thanks to Lisa for having us at this incredible ocean event.

Shark Science Education Day

November 23, 2019

We hosted another shark science education day at the Marine Environmental Education Center. We had 2 sessions and nearly 50 students. Both groups learned about shark science. One group got to paint 3D shark models and the other got to watch a shark dissection.

Turks and Caicos International Film Festival

November 16, 2019

Founders Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake spoke at the Turks and Caicos International Film Festival. Jillian was on the shark conservation panel and Duncan spoke about the evolution of underwater filming. He also do an underwater photo workshop.

Turks and Caicos International Film Festival Youth Day

November 15, 2019

Duncan and Jillian spent a day teaching students at the Ed Gartland Youth Centre about sharks. The students did a mock shark tagging activity and also went on a Virtual Reality shark dive. This education day was part of the inaugural Turks and Caicos International Film Festival.

Shark Education in NC

November 09, 2019

Our ambassador Enie shared shark education with people at the Pelagic Beer & Wine block party in Raleigh, North Carolina. Thanks to Pelagic for supporting our outreach and education programs!

Shark Education Field Trip

November 01, 2019

Students from the Louise McDonald High School in Bimini, The Bahamas joined us for a shark education field trip. They were able to learn about and swim with southern stingrays, nurse sharks and Caribbean reef sharks. Thanks to Bimini Scuba Center for making these trips possible.

Sharks and Crayons

October 26, 2019

We had a FIN tastic time teaching students all about sharks at the Crayola Experience in Orlando, Florida. Kids event got to color shark sheets with special Sharks4Kids crayons!

International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 21, 2019

We teamed up with Free our Seas and Beyond for their Coastal Cleanup event at the Marine Environmental Education Center. After cleaning the beach, people got to learn about sharks and how we save them! Guests also help create a shark art piece made from marine debris.

Oceans Fest UK

September 14, 2019

Our team had a JAWsome time at Oceans Fest 2019 . We loved teaching students about sharks and how scientists study them. Thanks to everyone who joined us!

Great White Shark Expedition

August 22, 2019

Our team traveled back to Isla Guadalupe with another amazing group of people. The shark action was epic. Thanks to everyone who joined this adventure and thanks for supporting our outreach programs.

Shark Education at Kennett Area YMCA

August 03, 2019

For Shark Week, our JAWsome team member Ron Watkins took Sharks4Kids on the road to the the Kennett Area YMCA and teamed up with the Family Programs Director Megan Kooistra to end her week Shark Week events with a bang (or bite)! The kids got to learn all about sharks, underwater photography, scuba diving and what they can do to help sharks! We raffled off some shark prints, handed out shark bracelets/stickers/tattoos and then all jumped in the water with Baby Shark (doo doo doo doo doo doo) for some underwater photos with a shark! I'm not sure who had more fun that day, but a good time was had by all! Thank you Megan, all the volunteers, the parents and especially the kids!

Shark Education with Montville Parks and Rec

July 18, 2019

Breanna spends her summer working at Montville Parks and Rec and they decided to have one of their weeks as a shark week theme. They went to the Mystic Aquarium and the beach for field trips. Breanna decided to take this as an opportunity to talk to kids about how important sharks are to the ecosystem and our planet. They had a great time and asked a ton of great question.

Shark Education at Baydon St. Nicholas School

June 22, 2019

Our UK ambassador Michelle visited Baydon St. Nicholas School.


The 2 Classes have been doing a school ‘Under the Sea’ topic. I did 2 separate talks to Goldfinches class - Y1 and Y2 (25 kids) and then Robins Class -Reception and Y1 (23 kids) They also enjoyed trying on my scuba gear too.

Skype in the Classroom

June 21, 2019

Skype in the Classroom is a really powerful tool for education. We travel around the world for our virtual shark lesson. We have visited schools in 47 countries and have traveled 1,000,000 miles.

Learn More


June 17, 2019

Our Irish ambassador Eimear gave wonderful shark talks and did a continuous marine-themed event for ECO-UNESCO's YEA event!

Over 1,000 young people from across Europe got together in one place to present their environmental action projects to politicians, policy-makers, and the public. We were so inspired by all of the AMAZING projects!

World Oceans Day

June 08, 2019

We celebrated World Oceans Day with our shark science and art event at the Marine Environmental Education Center.  Students learned all about shark science, met Captain the green sea turtle and then got to paint their own 3D scale shark model. The models were created by Digital Life and this event launched our official partnership with the organization. Check out our PAGE to learn more!

Shark Education in Ponte Vedra

May 24, 2019

Our team member Davis spoke to just over 100 grade 5 students at Ponte Vedra Palm Valley- Rawlings Elementary School. The students had great questions and loved learning about sharks and shark diving!

Shark Education around the UK

May 23, 2019

Our team member Michelle Trigg has been busy spreading shark education around the UK. She visited Pendock Primary School and Malvern Parish Primary School, speaking to students age 4-11.

4H Explorers

May 21, 2019

Our ambassador Breanna had a great time teaching 4H Explorers in Connecticut all about sharks.

Sharks in Ponte Vedra

May 20, 2019

Team member Davis Johnson spoke to 60 Kindergarten students at Ponte Vedra Elementary school this week! Check out these these JAWsome posters they created!

Palm Beach Maritime Academy

May 10, 2019

Our JAWsome ambassador Chloe Prayon recently visited Palm Beach Maritime Academy and spoke to 550 students! Our in person presentations allow students to connect with real scientists, divers and conservationists. It also teaches them how they can help save sharks, no matter how young they are or where they live!

Sharks in Atlanta

May 04, 2019

Founders Duncan and Jillian traveled to Atlanta for a charity bridal shower. Erin Whitley and Deano cook asked guests to donate to Sharks4Kids in lieu of gifts and raised over $1000. Jillian did a presentation at Dive Georgia, speaking about our outreach and education programs. Thanks to everyone who has supported our cause!

Shark Education in Ireland

May 03, 2019

Our Irish ambassador Eimear Manning spent 2 days with the Youth for Sustainable Development group in ECO-UNESCO. She taught them all about Irish sharks and why they're SO important to the Irish ocean (and oceans all around the world!)

She also played a very cool shark work-up game (the students had to take measurements, take blood, and tag their plush sharks/ pool toys in a race against time!


April 28, 2019

The team attended the EarthX environmental event in Dallas, Texas. The event drew over 100,00 people and we had amazing time teaching about sharks and our programs. We even got filmed by the student film crew!

Founder Certified as National Geographic Educator

April 24, 2019

Founder Jillian Morris completed her National Geographic Educator Certification. We are excited to implement new learning formats and materials into our programs.

Sharks in Texas

April 26, 2019

Founders Jillian Morris and Derek Burkholder visited 8 schools and spoke to nearly 1600 students in the Flower Mound, Texas area. Students learned all about shark science and shark conservation during this shark education tour!

Art for Sharks

April 20, 2019

Free Our Seas and Beyond hosted an awesome art and conservation event at the Marine Environmental Education Center in Hollywood, Florida. We met a lot of great people and shared our programs!

Stay tuned for next year!

Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival

April 14, 2019

Our team had another FIN tastic year at Rock the Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival. This year we launched our VR shark cage experience, giving people the opportunity to dive into the world of sharks!

Sharks in the Classroom

April 11, 2019

Our JAWsome ambassadors Cailla and Halee teamed up to visit Palm Valley Elementary. They taught 196 about sharks and shark science! Thanks to Palm Valley for welcoming us!

Sharks Education for Girls Scouts

April 06, 2019

Our ambassador Chloe did a presentation in South Florida as part of Discovery Day for a local Girl Scout Troop. They learned all about sharks and SCUBA diving!

Shark Education in Indiana

April 04, 2019

Our ambassador Amy Johnson recently spoke to the entire 3rd grade at Yankeetown Elementary in Indiana. Students were excited and had lots of great questions. Thanks so much to all the teachers and students for welcoming us.

Sharks4Kids in Happy Mag

April 01, 2019

Thanks to Maisey Jeffreys for featuring our founder and our work in her new magazine.

Download HERE for great conservation articles.

Blue Planet Live

March 31, 2019

Our media director Duncan Brake was on the underwater team for Blue Planet Live. 4 Episodes were broadcast live from 3 locations, including Bimini. Host Steve Backshall went LIVE from underwater with several species of shark, including great hammerheads! Founder Jillian also assisted with the production and did behind the scenes photos.

Blue Planet Live Lesson

March 26, 2019

Our new team member Lizzie Daly hosted the BBC Blue Planet Live Lesson along with incredible host Naomi Wilkinson. They connected with host Steve Backshall who was LIVE in Bimini, diving with sharks.

UK residents can watch the lesson HERE

Barnacle Babes Article

March 20, 2019

Jillian Morris wrote about great hammerheads and what it's like to dive with them in the latest issue of Barnacles Babes Magazine.

Download HERE

Shark Education at Bolles School

March 07, 2019

Our ambassador Cailla had a FIN tastic time speaking to students at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida.

Thanks to all the teachers and students who welcomed our program.

Shark Education Field Trip in Bimini

March 01, 2019

We teamed up with Neal Watson's Bimini Scuba Center to take local grade 8, 9 & 10 students out to see stingrays and sharks. The students also participated in a beach cleanup. Thanks to Project AWARE​ for donating bags and metal straws for each student. 2 students were also gifted a watch from Freestyle Watches for cleaning up the most trash and having the best answer for why sharks are important.

Thanks to the students and teachers from Louise McDonald High School for joining us!

Thanks to everyone who supports our work and makes these outreach programs possible.

Education for a Better World Podcast

January 01, 2020

Learn about our founder and why she believes in shark education. Thanks to Education for a Better World Podcast for sharing our work.

Listen on SoundCloud

Listen on iTunes

Shark Education at Bimini Sharklab

February 26, 2019

We had a great time teaming with the Bimini Sharklab for a JAWsome open day with grade 5 & 6 students from Bimini Primary School. Students learned about the research being done at the lab, local shark species and the importance of the various local ecosystems.

Thanks to the lab staff, volunteers, teachers and students for making this an amazing day of learning!

Image: Sophie Hart Photography

Sharks4Kids ECO-UNESCO Youth Summit

February 22, 2019

Our ambassador Eimear Manning gave a more advanced Sharks4Kids workshop at the ECO-UNESCO Youth Summit in Dublin, Ireland. There were over 60 people (aged 15 - 18) from 4 different countries!

Shark Skype with Students in Russia

February 15, 2019

Thanks to Helen Shramkova-Kapatsin for welcoming us into your school for a Skype in the classroom shark lesson. We love seeing educators use our FREE educational materials as well. Thanks for all the FIN tastic questions and for spreading shark education!

Biodiversity Teach-In

February 15, 2019

Founder Jillian Morris spoke to over 1200 students during her webinar as part of the National Biodiversity Teach-In. Students from Illinois and other states were able to learn about shark science and conservation. They were also able to ask Jillian lots of questions. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Shark Skype Lessons

February 15, 2019

This week we spoke to students from 6 US States and 4 different countries. Skype is a very valuable tool for helping us spread shark education around the world.

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Google Hangout at Bimini Sharklab

February 13, 2019

During 3 shark science sessions, we spoke to almost 450 students from Norway, England, Ireland, The Netherlands, Texas, Georgia, Michigan and Tennessee.

Thanks to all the classrooms who joined us!

Sharks vs Dolphins

February 12, 2019

We teamed up with Kelly Sweeting from Dolphin Communication Project to to teach students at Bimini Primary about sharks and dolphins. We compared and contrasted the animals, teaching students that all animals in the ocean are important and we need to protect them all.

Read Kelly's BLOG

Sharks4Kids Receives Donation from Truli Wetsuits

February 09, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that 1% of sales from each TRULI WETSUIT will be donated to our education and outreach programs. We love these suits and are thrilled to be partnering with such a great company!


Shark Education with Surf Skate Science

February 08, 2019

Our team member Chloe taught the group about shark anatomy, biology,  science and conservation.

Shark Science Education at the MEEC

February 09, 2019

We kicked off the year with our first shark science education day at the Marine Environmental Education Center.  41 students age 5-14 joined us for a presentation and hands on activities.

Special thanks to Respect the Fin and FinPinShop for supporting this program.

Shark Education at Challenger Elementary

February 08, 2019

Founder Jillian visited Challenger Elementary and did 5 presentations for students in grade 2-5. Thanks to science teacher Mrs. Tse for organization and encouraging your students to learn about shark conservation.

Shark Education in Bimini with Sharklab

January 30, 2019

We teamed up with the Bimini Sharklab to visit Bimini Primary. We spoke to all students in grades 1-6 and talked about how scientists study sharks and why.

Education is critical in the shark sanctuary, so we are working to inspire the next generation of shark advocates .

Sandoway Shark Fest

January 26, 2019

We had a great day teaching students about sharks and our programs at the Sandoway Discovery Center's Shark Fest. Thanks to Chloe for leading the team!

STEAM Fest Miami Dade Library System

January 26, 2019

Our team had a JAWsome time at West Dade Regional Library. Thanks to Tyler, Halie and Jesse for teaching people about sharks and our programs!

Thanks to the library for hosting such a wonderful event.

Diver Magazine Underwater Photographer of the Week

January 22, 2019

Founder Jillian Morris' images were featured on Diver Magazine's page.


Shark Science Google Hangout

January 14, 2019

We teamed up with the Bimini Sharklab to teach students about shark science. We spoke to 15 classrooms and over 300 students from schools in the US, Canada and France.

Message us for information on how to join the next hangout.

Founder Featured in Scholastic Magazine

January 08, 2019

Our founder Jillian Morris is featured in the latest Career Connections Magazine from Scholastic.

The article highlights unique STEM careers and how kids can get involved!


Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

December 01, 2018

We attended the Youth Ocean Conservation Summit and once again it was an inspiring event. We spoke to hundreds of students and educators, all wanting to make a difference for our oceans.

Girl Scouts and Shark Education

November 10, 2018

We had a FIN tastic time teaching Girl Scout Troops 14010 and 10863 all about shark science. We also talked about Women in STEM and pursuing career paths in marine science. Thanks to all the girls who joined us. Specials thanks to the Marine Environmental Education Center for collaborating for the program!

Shark Education Home School Group

November 09, 2018

Thanks to the South Florida home school students who joined us for a day of shark science at the Marine Environmental Education Center. Students were able to see equipment used for shark tagging and do hands on activities.

5 Years of FIN Tastic Shark Education

November 07, 2018

We launched our website on Nov 7, 2013 and it has been an incredible journey. We spoken to over 80, 000 students in 44 countries and 47 US States. We traveled around the world both in person and virtually to speak to kids. Thanks to everyone who has made our work possible. We are really excited about the next 5 years!

Teacher Workshop at Marine Environmental Education Center

November 07, 2018

We celebrated our 5 year anniversary by discussing shark education with nearly 100 teachers from Broward County. Thanks to the MEEC for including us in this amazing educational day.

Shark Science Google Hangout at Bimini Sharklab

November 05, 2018

We had a FIN tastic time teaming up with Bimini Sharklab for 2 shark science Google Hangouts. We spoke to over 600 students, teaching them about shark science and shark tagging. We love providing this opportunity for students to see shark science in action.

Shark Education in North Queensland, Australia

November 05, 2018

Our ambassador Patrick Burke teamed up with Dr. Barbara Wueringer of Sharks and Rays Australia for a week of shark and sawfish education. They traveled to 4 schools in remotes parts of North Queensland, teaching 150 kids all about these amazing animals and why they deserve protection.

Shark Yoga & Beach Cleanup

October 28, 2018

Our ambassador Cailla partnered up with UNF and Keep Jax Beach Clean for a JAWsome Halloween celebration. Guests did shark themed yoga before doing a beach cleanup in their costumes! Thanks to everyone who supported the event and helped clean the beach!

Shark Education at Seaside Charter School

October 27, 2018

"Had a blast teaching the students of Seaside Charter about SHARKS!🦈 One student told me that I helped her get over her fear of sharks! The power of education and awareness is SO powerful💪🏻 The students even had the chance to be shark biologists and work up a shark just like we do on the research boat!" 🦈🌊 -words by and photos of our JAWsome ambassador Cailla Strobel rocking shark education to some 1st graders!

Ellsworth Public Library Shark Education

October 20, 2018

Our New England Outreach Director Jessica spoke to a FIN tastic group of students at the Ellsworth Public Library. After the presentation students participated in hands on shark activities to learn more about these amazing animals.

Sharks, Rays and Beach Cleanup

September 08, 2018

We kicked off Project AWARE's AWARE week a little early with students in Bimini, The Bahamas. High school students joined us and Bimini Scuba Center for a snorkel with sharks and rays and a beach cleanup. Thanks to Project Aware for the bags and metal straws for everyone!

Natural History Festival at MOAS

September 08, 2018

Our North Florida team taught kids about sharks and shark teeth at the MOAS Natural History Festival. Kids got to learn about sharks by investigating fossil teeth. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth! If you are interested in a shark education program in this area please message us

Founder featured in Shape Magazine

August 24, 2018

Our founder Jillian Morris was featured in Shape Magazine as a women who will make you want to get your dive certification! The world of scuba diving is incredible and we encourage kids and adults to dive in! It's fun, but also helps support shark and ocean conservation.


White Shark Expedition

August 24, 2018

18 amazing guests joined our team for the trip of a lifetime! We had over 30 different white sharks show up and the conditions were perfect. Join our 2019 expedition

Women in STEM at Mystic Aquarium

August 21, 2018

Our New England team spent the day at Mystic Aquarium celebrating Women in STEM.  Thanks to the aquarium for hosting such a FIN tastic event and for promoting women in science! We met a lot of wonderful people and had a blast teaching kids about sharks!

Shark Days at Mote Marine Lab

July 28, 2018

Our team had a blast at Mote Marine Lab's Shark Days event! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to learn about our programs!

Shark Education West Dade Regional Library

July 21, 2018

Our ambassador Tyler Mahler had a JAWsome time at West Dade Regional Library teaching families about sharks and shark diving. Thanks so much to the Miami-Dade Public Library System for welcoming us once again!

Coloring Sharks at Crayola

July 21, 2018

Our Tampa area team headed to Crayola Experience in Orlando for a colorful day of shark education. Students learned about shark coloration and got to go on a VR shark dive! Check out our NEW coloring sheet made just for the event.

Painting Sharks with Kelly of the Wild

July 16, 2018

We had a blast learning how to paint a hammerhead shark with the incredibly talented Kelly Quinn. Thanks to Bill Jackson's for hosting this event and to everyone who came out in support. A portion of each ticket was donated to our education and outreach programs! Art for a cause!