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Savannah Science Seminar

WELCOME to the Engineering Technology for Ocean Exploration (Biomimicry Design) Seminar

On Monday the 7th of January 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, the 10th Savannah Science Seminar Presentation will be on "How to Build a Radio Operated underwater Vehicle (ROV)". Your presentor, Cordinator for Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Dr. Kania Greer, along with SSS Board Members and program facilitators Lydia Moore, and Jim Goodlett will be at the host site, Savannah Christian Preparatory School in the Library.

Brief OUTline:
Among a vast array of information you will be getting, the following is a brief outline to the presentation:
· Grays Reef Marine Sanctuary
· Using underwater remote cameras to observe natural phenomena
· Design and retrieval capabilities of robotic camera systems
· Biomimicry in Engineering Design and Engineering Design Visioning

Brief Biography:
Dr. Kania Greer
Dr. Kania Greer is the Coordinator for the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education under the College of Education at Georgia Southern University. In this capacity she works with students, teachers, and faculty to engage all learners in hand’s on activities that promote STEM Learning. Dr. Greer’s background is in counseling psychology and informal science learning (learning outside of classrooms). She received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Georgia Southern University in 2011 and took over as coordinator of the STEM Institute in 2017. Since that time she has engaged learners at a variety of informal learning venues including STEMFest, School STEM Nights, DragonCon, Gray’s Reef, and many others. She is currently working with other faculty on several grant funded projects to enhance STEM education in the State of Georgia and provide opportunities for all students to engage in STEM.



The following are directions for getting to the Seminar:
From the Downtown.

1. Travel east on I-16, exit the Chatham Parkway exit.

2. At the top of the ramp, turn left or north, and take your first left into the Savannah Christian Prepatory School campus.
3. Go approximentally 200 feet and turn left at the parking lot as shown in the map below.
4. Proceed all the way around to the library where the session will be held.






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