Workshops

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.

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

Cost:
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 keedy@ucsc.edu 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.


———————————————————————————————————————————————————-

 

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

FISH PHYSIOLOGY
November 11, 2018
1:30–2:30 PM
Can a fish drink too much? Join us for a lecture and book signing with the author of our newest exhibit, Squidtoons.

KEN NORRIS
MEMORIAL LECTURE
November 13, 2018
7–8:30 PM
“Oil and Gas Development Off California's Coast--Is More in Our Future?”

SCIENCE SUNDAY
November 18, 2018
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Turning off the Tap on California’s Trash: Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Removal. Photo: NOAA

LOCALS “SEYMOUR”
IN NOVEMBER
November 27–30, 2018
Santa Cruz County locals can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for free! (Proof of residency required.)

PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEER NIGHT
November 28, 2018
6:30–8 PM
Learn more about becoming a volunteer, plus enjoy after-hours shopping in our Ocean Discovery Shop.

Join our teamUCSC UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITY
Now accepting proposals for the 2018-19 Student Research and Education Awards. Application deadline: November 30, 2018.

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Apply NOW for the best science field trip of the year! Submit your application for Discovery Labs today.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR UCSC STUDENTS!
Seymour Center has positions open for UCSC students who want to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. To join our team, apply today!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Every membership includes free admission for 12 months and other benefits. Join or renew online today!

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Looking for a way to make a difference? Interested in learning more about marine science and conservation? Feel great, learn lots, and make an impact—that's what happens when you become a Seymour Center volunteer!

Calendar

Stay informed about tours, activities & events throughout the year

Newsletter

Newsletter

Sign up for the
monthly e-newsletter!