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Savannah Science Seminar

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


On Monday the 8th of January 2018 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, Events and Volunteer Coordinator Jody Patterson, along with SSS Board Members and program facilitators Lydia Moore, Gerry Heebner, Lisa Kavanaugh 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:
Jody Patterson
Jody Patterson is the Events and Volunteer Coordinator for Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and has supported the site since 2009 through administrative, operations, public outreach, volunteer engagement and education initiatives. She pursues an interest in wilderness conservation and habitat protection through science interpretation, promoting sustainable practices, encouraging enviornmental stewardship and exploration of our ocean planet. She is a certified PADI Rescue Diver, NAI Interpretive Guide and a marine technology instructor. Her prior professional experiences include almost two decades of accounting and fund administration for private industry resulting in a strong business background and work ethic. A native of Greenville, South Carolina, she enjoys living in the lowcountry these days on a salt marsh barrier island in Georgia where she practices permaculture gardening with her husband, two children, dogs, cats, chickens and honeybees.

 

 

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 1,000 feet and stop at the Middle School building on your left as shown in the map below.
4. Proceed to the library where the session will be held.


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