Featured spaces or equipment in biology
Bunker Interpretive Center
- The Bunker Interpretive Center, at the Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve, provides approximately 5,000 square feet of space which serves as a home base for programs, a study center for the college community, and an educational resource for the general public.
- The Ecosystem Preserve was established in 1985 to restore and maintain this example of a West Michigan ecosystem. It occupies the northern half of Calvin College's east campus.
Flat Iron Lake House
- When not being used by Calvin classes, the Lake House at Flat Iron Lake Preserve is available for rental during the school year (September - May), for groups of 25 individuals or less.
Flat Iron Lake Preserve
- Flat Iron Lake Nature Preserve is a nature preserve in Kent County’s Oakfield Township, approximately 30 miles northeast of Grand Rapids. The nature preserve was the idea of Fritz and Carol Rottman, who owned much of the property surrounding Flat Iron Lake and wished to see the land preserved for green space and scientific study
Herbarium and Museum
- Check out the Calvin College Herbarium and Museum, which houses over 8,000 pressed plant specimens, thousands of insects, and hundreds of mammals, birds, and reptiles.
ISRx Research Lab
- The ISRx, a 4,450-square-foot wet lab constructed on the ground floor of the Science Building with a $951,150 Academic Research Infrastructure Grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), provides the space and equipment for collaborative research between in the sciences. It is the home for several biology, chemistry and computer science research groups.
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