Having Laura and Robert Sams visit? Here are some images, text and educational activities for you to help promote the event, and to follow up with students after the event if you wish.

About Laura and Robert Sams

Laura and Robert Sams are a sister/brother creative duo -- writers, musicians, filmmakers, zoologists and educators. Laura and Robert have worked with PBS KIDS, Sprout, The Jim Henson Company, NOAA, the Smithsonian Channel and Animal Planet. They recently worked on the PBS KIDS series Splash and Bubbles.

Their films and books have been honored with 75 national/international awards, including a a Wildscreen Panda Award (often called the “Green Oscars”), a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, a National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) Gold Award, a KIDS FIRST! Best of the Year Award, a Special Jury Award and Best Original Music at the International Wildlife Film Festival. Their films have also won Best Children’s Program at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival and many more. Their children’s book, A Pirate’s Quest, won the Midwest Book Award for Best Children’s Picture Book.

Laura and Rob are seasoned performers, who have visited over 150,000 children throughout the country at hundreds of schools, libraries and museums, from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History to the Chicago Field Museum. They currently tour to PBS stations for a show about Splash and Bubbles. Learn more at www.sisbro.com.

IMAGES FOR DOWNLOAD

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Laura Sams and Robert Sams scuba dive with their video camera.

Laura Sams and Robert Sams scuba dive with their video camera.

Laura and Robert Sams pose with Splash, from the PBS KIDS series Splash and Bubbles.

Laura and Robert Sams pose with Splash, from the PBS KIDS series Splash and Bubbles.

Robert Sams poses as a pirate for the book A Pirate's Quest.

Robert Sams poses as a pirate for the book A Pirate's Quest.

Cover of A Pirate's Quest, by Laura Sams and Robert Sams, illustrated by Heiner Hertling

Cover of A Pirate's Quest, by Laura Sams and Robert Sams, illustrated by Heiner Hertling

Riddle in a Bottle DVD Cover

Riddle in a Bottle DVD Cover

The Shark Riddle DVD

The Shark Riddle DVD

VIDEOS FOR SHARING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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Laura and Robert Sams: Wildlife Filmmakers for PBS KIDS

https://vimeo.com/220351228

The Shark Riddle Trailer

https://youtu.be/aktcDjzrKPw

The Peg Leg Song (that inspired the book A Pirate's Quest)

https://youtu.be/iWlLk8hMFhs

 

EDUCATIONAL activities for download