H2o + Tech = Sea3PO

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Sydney Dodson, Thomas Colangelo, Kacie Levy, Jack Loner, Megan Byron and John Huggins display a remotely operated vehicle they constructed at the Sea3PO camp at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station.

What do you get when you merge water and technology? A five-day STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camp called Sea3PO hosted at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. Campers learned to take water samples, conducted research with microscopes and built and drove remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

The camp was led by two teachers, Lauris Joyner of Navarre High School and Katharine Edwards of Gulf Breeze High School. Devon Palpallatoc, University of West Florida student and NBMSS employee, said the camp allows children to get exposed early to fields that they might not otherwise know exist.

Read more in the July 24 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

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