Below are samples of projects created for the 2018-2019 Show Us Your Mussels Challenge. These projects were designed to share the importance of Minnesota’s native freshwater mussels and their role in improving water quality. To register your school to compete in the 2019-2020 Show Us Your Mussels Challenge go to

Remember, these projects were created by Minnesota High School students. The views and opinions expressed are the authors own and do not represent that of the Minnesota Zoo or state of Minnesota.

AFSA High School

Minneapolis Washburn High School

Tracy Area Public School

Apollo High School

Cretin-Derham Hall High School

Melrose Area High School

Washington Technology Magnet School

Other schools participating in the 2018-2019 Show Us Your Mussels Challenge include:
Carlton High School
Becker High School
Community Christian School
Richfield Senior High School
Sauk Rapids-Rice High School
Armstrong High School
Menlo Park Academy