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Science Beyond the Classroom
Recent Science Field Courses and Trips
Explore new ecosystems from South Africa to Alaska in field courses. Range across the Tahoe basin and up into the Sierra Nevada for lab exercises.
Here at SNU Tahoe, research and learning isn’t contained within four walls.
NSF Grant for Biology Field Studies
"Nothing compares to field work in science. Everything changes when you hold things in your hands and see the complexity in action." . . . Read More
Science and Leadership on the Rogue River
Environmental Science and Outdoor Adventure Leadership students explored the Wild and Scenic Rogue River as they learned data collection - and river rafting. . . . Read More
Marine Biology in Monterey
The science department spring camping trip included the Monterey Bay Aquarium, tidepools in Santa Cruz, and a spectacular sunset on the beach. . . . Read More
Agroecology in Costa Rica
A new group of students traveled to Costa Rica in January to continue research into sustainable agriculture and tropical ecology. . . . Read More
Marine Diversity on the California Coast
SNC biology students studying animal diversity found plenty of fascinating examples during a weekend trip to the California coast. . . . Read More
Birds on the Wing
Students in the winter ornithology field courses studied raptors and wildfowl in their habitats. . . . Read More
Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica
Sustainability and environmental science students travelled to Costa Rica this winter to study tropical ecology and sustainable agriculture with professors Nick Babin and Chuck Levitan. . . . Read More
Science Labs in Lassen Nat. Park
Students in Geology and Aquatic Ecology explored the dramatic features of Lassen Volcanic National Park for the first science lab weekend field trip of the semester. . . . Read More