High School Courses

Shoals Marine Laboratory's high school courses take students out of the classroom, into the field, and out to sea! Explore Appledore Island and the marine environment this summer while earning college credits from Cornell University.


Title Faculty Cornell Course # UNH Course # Start Datesort descending End Date Apply
Marine Environmental Science (section 1)
Mr. Mark Johnson
BIOSM 1620
Credits: 3
07/02/2018 07/16/2018
Marine Environmental Science (section 2) BIOSM 1620
Credits: 3
07/16/2018 07/30/2018
Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays BIOSM 1640
Credits: 1
08/13/2018 08/20/2018

Admissions Webinar:

The academic and admissions staff of Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) hosted a great webinar on March 16, 2017 about SML's high school courses. Prospective students and parents, especially, won't want to miss this insider information and step-by-step registration instructions. The webinar covers the following topics: applying for a class at SML, class structure and content, daily life on Appledore Island, and Q&A period. 


For interested high school students, parents, and teachers:

Bow Seat logo

The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs is a New England-based nonprofit with an international reach that has a mission to inspire and empower the next generation of ocean caretakers through art, science, and advocacy. Bow Seat runs an annual Ocean Awareness Student Contest, which challenges middle and high school students to communicate the science of pressing ocean issues through four categories: Art, Poetry, Prose, or Film. Bow Seat awards prizes up to $1,500, and also helps to find exhibition and publishing opportunities for the winners throughout the year. In 2016, the contest received over 2,100 submissions from 44 U.S. states and 67 countries this year! Shoals Marine Laboratory is a proud partner of Bow Seat because we both believe that art and science collaborations improve education and communication! For more information: fromthebowseat.org