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Cloudforest Classroom at Siempre Verde 2018

open to rising 10-12 graders
Add to My CalendarJun 09-26, 2018
Last Date to register: Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Students in the Cloudforest Classroom will choose one of two academic courses to pursue during their time at Siempre Verde.

This course will cost $3500 during early registration (until March 1st).  After March 1st, the cost will increase to $4000. A $1000 deposit will be charged as  at the time of online registration, which is non-refundable unless specifically approved by the program director. The remaining balance will be charged on May 1. (Note that the system implies that you will be charged the entire cost up front; however, this is not actually the case.)

Please note that students who register for the course will sign additional consent and waiver forms, as is the case for all Lovett international trips. Additional vaccinations may also be required prior to departure.

Language and Culture Immersion

This course offers elective credit that does not count towards the language graduation requirement (0.5 hrs); Pre-requisite: Spanish I

This course focuses on the culture of the Intag region, while offering students a chance to improve their communication skills in Spanish.  In addition to their coursework, students will do home stays while volunteering for service projects in local communities. At least one year of previous language experience is recommended to make the most of this cultural immersion experience.

Teacher: Diane Staats

 Tropical Ecology & Conservation

This course offers credit that counts towards the science graduation requirement. (0.5 hrs); Pre-requisite: Biology

This advanced science course focuses on the ecology of the cloudforests of Siempre Verde in comparison to other tropical and temperate forests of the world.  In addition to coursework, students will work alongside researchers in the field to complete long-term data collection projects on forest structure and species diversity, as well as individual research projects on a topic of their choosing.  

Teacher: Alex Reynolds

 


 

 

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