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    Shedd Aquarium: Teen Science Expedition to The Bahamas


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Bahamas
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Marine Biology, Hiking
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    What it’s like to be a marine biologist? Join us for Teen Science Expedition: The Bahamas to find out! You’ll get firsthand experience exploring the coral reefs of the Bahamas using scientific techniques to learn about the animals and their habitats. We are offering two sessions of one week for students in grades 9-12.

    Working from Shedd’s research vessel, you’ll experience life as a marine science researcher, immersing yourself in discoveries by conducting?research and learning about important Bahamian ecological challenges.


    • Snorkel in coral reefs, mangrove forests and seagrass beds with Shedd Aquarium instructors and local scientists
    • Conduct science experiments and practice methods in the field to gain a better understanding of coral reef ecosystems
    • Live aboard Shedd’s research vessel, the R/V Coral Reef II
    • Explore the culture of the BahamasParticipate in team-building activities that foster friendships and personal growth

    Participants must have a valid US Passport and be a strong swimmer.