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Savannah Science Seminar

WELCOME to the Engineering Technology for Ocean Exploration (Biomimicry) HOWSession I

On Monday the 14th of January 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, the 11th 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 Gerry Heebner and Jim Goodlett will be at the host site, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, in the John McGowan Library Conference Room.

Brief OUTline:
Among a vast array of information you will be getting, the following is a brief outline to the presentation:
· Engineering Design Development
· Building ROV Frames, Soldering Electrical Wires and Team Presentations

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.

0. Address: 10 Ocean Science Cir, Savannah, GA 31411

1. Take Truman Parkway to hwy204/Whitfield Avenue Exit, going south.

2. Take that road across the big bridge to the intersection at McWhorter Dr, then take a left.

3. Follow McWorter Dr all the way to Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, then take your second left onto Ocean Science Circle

4. take your first left into the parking lot, then walk across to the McGowan Library's audiotrium.


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