Thanks for taking part in Future Fossils!
If you are reading this page it is because you helped Riley and the Future Fossil Federation solve the problem with their investigation in Scarborough. Thank you.
So what are you going to do next? Has your Future Fossil experience inspired you to make a pledge to protect the planet? Do you want to find out more about what you can do to play your part?
The Future Fossil Federation recommends these great websites for young agents to learn more;
Want to do something local to protect the environment, Surfers Against Sewage are active in Scarborough and you can read more about their beach cleans, campaigns and tips on ways to help here. Your local SAS Rep for Scarborough is Steve Crawford who has been involved in the Future Fossils project.
SAS support schools to go plastic-free and provide resources for teaching, find out more here how your school can get involved.
And don’t forget – you discovered you need both hope and action for change. Children are powerful too. Have you watched Greta Thunberg speak? She is a 15 year old climate activist who is making waves around the world and encouraging children and adults to take action and look after our planet, fast! Here’s one of her talks, it is worth a watch!
The Future Fossils Federation would like to thank the following people in Scarborough for their contributions:
• Year 5 at Scarborough’s St Peter’s RC Primary School
• Visual Artists Janet White and Charlotte Salt from Crescent Arts
• Writer & Director Toby Peach
• Performer Anna Soden
• Sound Designer Stewart Baxter
• Teacher Advisors Vanessa Jackson and Sue Brooksbank
• Environmental Advisor Steve Crawford from Surfers Against Sewage
• Producer Sophie Drury-Bradey
It was commissioned by Invisible Dust for Scarborough Museums Trust with support from Arts Council England.
Behind the Scenes
Check out local agents from St Peter’s RC School during investigations on Scarborough beach. Photography by Stewart Baxter of Creative Hinterland.