“Construction and Control of low cost ROVs” Course for Secondary Education teachers at PLOCAN

A group of Secondary Education teachers has attended the “Construction and Control of low cost ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles)” Course at PLOCAN. This training of trainers Project, organised in 5 levels, is part of the ROVSTEAM Project, which proposes the construction of programmable marine robots in several areas for educational purposes, from low cost tools, with free hardware and software. It incorporates elements and technological tools appropriate to the different levels of education through a project-based learning methodology, both using appropriate hardware and software programming platforms, and it also considers a greater integration to the education and scientific-technical vocation of girls and young women.

The ROVSTEAM project is part of the Educational, Marine Robotics Initiative EDUROVs, with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECyT), the Cabildo (Island Government) of Gran Canaria and the Obra Social Charity of La Caixa bank.

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