SEA LAB SCIENCE FRIDAY: STEM: THE OCEAN VERSION
Jan 28th, 2022 09:30-17:00
Get ready for a full day of adventure and fun at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three classes will take place:
- Ocean Drifters - 9:30-11:30 am Drifters are a type of technology that scientists use to study ocean currents. Come build, design, and test a mini-drifter and track a full-size ocean drifter using satellites.
- Trash (in) the Ocean - 1:00-3:00 pm Join in and learn more about marine debris and microplastics. Plus, take part in a citizen science project using NOAA’s Marine Debris Tracker app.
- ROVing the Gulf - 3:00-5:00 pm Do you like to build things and then see if they work? If so, then this class is for you! Learn more about ROVs, buoyancy, and hydrodynamics and then team up to build and drive a ROV in the Sea Lab pool.
What to wear and bring: comfortable shoes that can get wet and sandy, a hat to shade the sun while outside, sunscreen, a water bottle, and your creativity. Suitable for ages 10 and up, or for all ages with an accompanying adult. Class is $10 per participant, to register visit https://www.docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPy1I07rbmOpa-cCz80ueTT_5kG17mdDZPsj6DF42jj2fx-w/viewform
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.