Students touching sea creatures at water tank at Shoals Marine Lab

Marine Science Classes at Shoals Marine Lab

High school students who have completed Grades 10-12 can earn college credits in the Shoals Marine Lab (SML) intensive marine science courses.

SML is located on Appledore Island, Maine -- off the coast of Portsmouth, NH. The lab is a leader in marine science education, research, and outreach distinguished by our top-notch academic programming and innovative collaborations. SML provides invaluable pre-college experience for motivated high school students.

Typical Summer courses are:

  • Marine Environmental Science
  • Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays

For more information and the SML website: Shoals Marine Laboratory

Travel Information

Marine Science Classes at Shoals Marine Lab

Shoals Marine Lab is located on Appledore Island, one of nine islands in the Isles of Shoals archipelago, located 6 nautical miles off the coast of Seacoast New Hampshire and Maine:

Getting to Shoals


This course is currently unavailable.