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Saturday, March 3 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Teaching Physics with ROV's

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I would like to share a project based learning activity that uses remotely operated submersible vehicles (ROV's) to teach students content from a physics class or physical science course. This is based on the SeaPerch project and uses materials from that program.

Teaching physics offers exceptional oportunites to give the students a feel for science through the application of princples learned in course content with hands on activities. For me the second half of a physic course presented significant challenges with getting students interested with electricity and magentism. As a result I desperate saught a task that I could use to tie the course togather. That was when I was introduced to the SeaPerch project. The SeaPerch project is an initiative that focused on increasing the number of young people that pursue a field related to Science,  Technology, Engineering, and Science. 

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Kyle Ondersma

Teacher, Ionia Public Schools
My background and interests, I always feel uncomfortable discussing myself as it seems boastful but if you want to read it, here we go. I am a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College where I completed an associates degree in Applied Science finishing their program in Chemical... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Governor Lansing Center

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