Marine Technology for Teachers and Students (MaTTS) ITEST Project Webinar Series


The Marine Technology for Teachers and Students (MaTTS) Project invites you to participate in its upcoming webinar series. This series of three webinars will focus on how to incorporate marine technology builds, ocean exploration expeditions, and live content into your classroom curriculum. 

During each webinar, Inner Space Center (ISC) staff and MaTTS Project Teacher Leaders will present an overview of the MaTTS Project, ocean exploration activities, and various marine technology builds. Learn how to incorporate these topics into your classroom curriculum. 

Webinar Series Schedule

Monday, December 18, 2017, 3-4pm Eastern

Ocean Exploration Topic: Connecting Your Classroom to Live Expeditions

Technology Build: Basic Observation Systems

Monday, February 5, 2018, 3-4pm Eastern

Ocean Exploration Topic: Recent Technological Advancements

Technology Build: Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 3-4pm Eastern

Ocean Exploration Topic: 2018 Expeditions

Technology Build: Hydrophones/Oceanographic Sensors

Please use this link to register for one or more of the webinars in this series.  Once registered, information on how to connect will be sent, via email, within a week of the scheduled webinar.

Registration link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MaTTSWebSeries


The MaTTS Project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Information Technology Experience for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program and a collaboration among the University of Rhode Island’s
 (URI) Inner Space Center (ISC) and University of Connecticut (UConn) Avery Point.



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Additional Disciplines
Engineering - general
Engineering - robotics
Environmental Science - ecological research and analysis
Environmental Science - remote sensing technology
Teacher Professional Development and Pedagogy
Youth Motivation and Interests in STEM