3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, IN 46222-1997
The Marian University Ecolab employs active exploration of science and hands-on stewardship of the environment to develop more and better environmental citizens.
The EcoLab is a prime destination in central Indiana for environmental science experiences, stewardship activities, and undergraduate education and research; and a recognized leader in providing standards-based, interactive, life science education experiences for Pre K-College learners at Marian University, throughout Indiana, and across the United States.
The Marian University EcoLab is also a 55-acre natural area on the campus of Marian University containing over 20 acres of high quality wetland. This environmental jewel within an urban environment is a landscape that was designed in 1912 using all native plant materials by famed landscape architect, Jens Jensen.
• Inquiry-based education
• Interactive, and hands-on learning
• Focus on exploration of environmental science, life science, and other science disciplines
• Engaging young people to captivate their interest in science early and often
• Community partnerships
• Parental involvement to enhance the learning experience