Shedd Aquarium: High School Marine Biology

Chicago, IL

Overview

With Shedd Aquarium’s High School Marine Biology Program you will learn about unique Bahamian flora and fauna, research techniques and important environmental issues. Then you will travel to the Bahamas and live aboard Shedd’s research vessel, the R/V Coral Reef II.

So you want to be a marine biologist, but aren’t sure where to start? We’ve got the answer with Shedd Aquarium’s High School Marine Biology Program.

First, go behind the scenes at Shedd and work with Shedd experts to learn about unique Bahamian flora and fauna, research techniques and important environmental issues. Then travel to the Bahamas and live aboard Shedd’s research vessel, the R/V Coral Reef II. While at sea you’ll experience life as a marine science researcher, immersing yourself in discoveries by conducting your own research and developing solutions to important Bahamian ecological challenges. Dive in and apply now!

Cost and Session Information

Program Dates

2016 Dates:

Evening Orientation at Shedd: May 5

Pre-trip at Shedd: June 27-July 1

Trips to Bimini: July 7-14 or July 17-24

Post-trip at Shedd: August 2-4

Evening End-of-Summer Teen Celebration at Shedd: August 9

2015 Rate: $1,895 a person

 

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