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Dollar Bay High School Grades 9 - 10
(Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools)
 

Project Description
(20 students / 4 Teachers)

Researching Local Waters Using Remotely-Operated Vehicles (ROVs)
Develop a two trimester science elective course which engages students in designing, constructing, and testing a Remotely-Operated Vehicles (ROV), and then using it to conduct research below the water’s surface.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Matt Zimmer
  • Bill Rivest-Principal
  • Karen Helminen
  • Sara Moilanen
  • Kim Rogan

Community Partners

  • H & Y Marina
  • Houghton County Historical Society
  • Michigan Tech High School Enterprise

Project Photos

 
ROV Deployment & tether   ROV deployment 11-23-10
     
 
ROV construction   ROV construction
     
 
ROV videobox   ROV in water
     
 
ROV testing   ROV Depployment
     
Past Projects

 

 
 

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