Exploring Biodiversity in Tropical Ecosystems

DEAN SEXTON, MELANIE MAGDALENO

For grades 9 - 12

 

 
 

Course Description:

Climb a volcano, hike in a rainforest, and search for monkeys at the beach while exploring the incredible biology and varied ecosystems of Costa Rica.  Begin in the lush lowland rainforest of Selva Verde, continue to Arenal Volcano to discover geological history, and witness the unique biodiversity inhabiting Manuel Antonio National on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.  As part of this Immersion course, you will learn about the ecology of tropical rainforests at Selva Verde’s private Rainforest Reserve, gain a behind-the scenes look at sustainable agricultural practices, and experience a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure.

 
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MORE INFORMATION:

REGISTRATION: In order to register for this course, please download the following documents. Please turn them in to the Director of Experiential Learning in a timely fashion.  

 

SCHEDULE: Schedule and detailed information will soon be available to students and their families via Oakwood Connected. In the meantime, please visit our course's schedule on the Travel Provider's Website.

 

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Emergency & Faculty Contact information:

Since this course will be off campus most of Immersion, now is a good time to make certain your child’s emergency contact information is up to date. Check with Tree in the front office if you need to make changes.

EMERGENCY & FACULTY CONTACT INFORMATION:

In the event of an emergency during an overnight trip, you can contact us at the following numbers.  We will have direct access to all travel groups.

DURING SCHOOL HOURS:

Tree Corbett: 818.732.3000

or

Phu Tranchi: 818.732.3195

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY:

Rob Foster: rfoster@oakwoodschool.org

818.732.3185 (office)

818.968.4291 (cell)

AFTER HOURS:

Phu Tranchi: ptranchi@oakwoodschool.org

310.384.8050 (cell)

Faculty contact information:

Dean Sexton: dsexton@oakwoodschool.org

Melanie Magdaleno: mmagdaleno@oakwoodschool.org