Salton Sea Day Trip

The Salton Sea Region of Southern California offers a stunning array of geological phenomena. On this one day trip, students will explore the Mecca Hills Painted Canyon, investigate mud volcanoes along the shore of the Salton Sea, study large-scale land slides and learn about the Salton Sea's unique ecology. Learn more...

Crystal Cove State Park Day Trip

Crystal Cove State Park is a great place to explore the coastal geology and marine ecology of Southern California. On this day trip, students will hike along the coast from the park's Historic District to the tidepools, learning about geology, ecology and sustainability along the way.

Death Valley National Park Field Camp

Students enrolled in AP Environmental Science at RUSD's Poly High School and RSA High School have the opportunity to attend this five day field camp experience in the Death Valley Region of Southern California. Learn more...

Enhanced AP Environmental Science

Geoscientists from UCR co-teach AP Environmental Science lessons at RUSD's Poly High School and RSA High School. 

Geoscience Day at UCR