Excite Students with Marine Technology!
2015 Great Lakes Regional MATE ROV Competition was held on Saturday, May 16th, at Alpena High School & the Alpena County Plaza Pool. Congratulations to all of the participating student teams and a big thank you to all of the coaches, parents, and volunteers that helped make the event a success!
For all the competition details head over to the REGIONAL competition webpage here: http://www.michigan.marinetech2.org
Building ROVs with students is a great way to introduce marine technology career paths to students. Are you an educator interested in putting together a student team to participate in this regional competition? Check our calendar for upcoming ROV program opportunities at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena, or go to: http://www.michigan.marinetech2.org/calendar for a list of upcoming student or teacher ROV workshops.
Already planning a visit to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena? Consider adding an “ROV-in-a-Bag” program to your visit!
For more information please contact Sarah.A.Waters@noaa.gov
What ELSE can I do with my robot? How about exploring your local watershed? See what some students in northeast Michigan are up to with their robots here: http://nemiglsi.org