Marsh Stories

 

Wentworth Elementary School, Scarborough, grades 3/4, 2015

 

What IS a "staddle", anyway? 

The landmark Scarborough Marsh is a feature of life for anyone living in the town, but it's uses have changed over time. Students learned about  wildlife in the Marsh, the ins and out of clamming for a living, and Wabanaki uses for marsh grass. 

 

 

Materials: acrylic paint and permanent marker on birch ply panels

 

collaborators: Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Public Library, the Abbe Museum the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center and community elders

 

grant support: Scarborough Education Foundation