Underwater Robotics Workshop for Students (Grades 5-12), Teachers & Parents

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Morning Session: 10 AM-12 PM  or  Afternoon Session: 1-3 PM

FOX_1839_smallJoin the Seymour Center and Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center of Monterey Peninsula College for a workshop designed to teach students in grades 5-12, and their teachers or parents, how to build underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Learn how to incorporate marine science, technology, and physical science concepts into your curriculum by spending a day at the pool building an ROV!

The workshop will introduce participants to the MATE Center’s ROV program and explain how students can participate in the annual ROV contest held each spring. Students and adults will also have the opportunity to design, build, and test their own ROV using simple, affordable materials.

The workshop will be held at the on-campus swimming pool at UC Santa Cruz. Morning session (10 AM-12 PM) or afternoon session (1-3 PM) available. There is no fee to attend, however, reservations are required.

Each workshop session will be held at the on-campus swimming pool at UC Santa Cruz.

There is no fee to attend; however, advanced registration is required. This workshop is made possible at no cost to students and teachers thanks to a partnership between the Seymour Center and the MATE Center.

To register:
Complete and submit the information in this Underwater Robotics Workshop Registration FormPlease note: Priority will be given to teams of students and teachers. To accommodate as many schools as possible, space is limited to five participants total (students & adults) per school/teacher. Registrants will receive confirmation of their status, workshop session, and more information on October 9, 2018.

For more information on the Underwater Robotics Workshop and MATE Center ROV Contest, contact Kevin Keedy, Youth Programs Manager at or 831-459-5725.

Join our Educator Mailing List to be notified when new educator workshops become available. or call us at (831) 459-3800.



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