Ocean Learning, K-12

Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Mini-Session

NOAA Science Camp is partnering with Atlantis STEAM to offer a new three-day NOAA Science Camp Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) mini-session geared to inspire middle school students in the STEM fields through hands-on learning. Workshop attendees will:

  • Create a mini-ROV capable of simple tasks
  • Learn concepts of buoyancy, thrust and electricity
  • Carry out the skills of soldering and piloting an ROV
  • Investigate robotics and its real-world applications
  • Tour NOAA labs to find out how NOAA engineers build instruments for collecting research data
  • Discover the diversity of NOAA careers and opportunities

Photo of ROV being testedLocation: NOAA Sandpoint Campus

Dates: July 22-24, 2019

Cost: $225 plus online registration fee. Scholarships are available.

The workshop is limited to 20 participants. For more information contact noaacamp@uw.edu.

Atlantis STEAM is an offshoot of the Atlantis ROV Team, a high school robotics team from South Whidbey Island dedicated to hands-on outreach, science education and encouraging gender equality in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).