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Pilot your own underwater robot

Pilot your own underwater robot


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About This Lesson

Activity: Fly ROPOS

Description | 2 hours

Media: Pilot the underwater robot ROPOS and work together as a team to explore the deep sea in this augmented reality adventure. *Please note:* The Fly ROPOS experience requires a (free) app download to an iOS device (the link is provided in the media resource below).

Activity: Data analysis - Students document their species identification data from the ROPOS activity, and create graphs to learn about the relationships between species and their habitats.

Want a Google Slides version? We offer a Google Slides version of the activity, a Microsoft Powerpoint version of the activity, and a PDF version of the activity on the Ocean School website.

See the media Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the augmented reality interactive by visiting the Ocean School website or by visiting the direct link here. If you like this activity you can see all of the available resources in the Ocean School Resource Catalogue. Everything in Ocean School is provided free to the public.

About Ocean School

This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through the Ocean Frontier Institute at Dalhousie University and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School provides free, media-rich, ocean-based resources in multiple subjects for students in grades 5–12. Created by educators, scientists and storytellers, these interactive learning materials help students understand our influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on us.


This resource is available in French.

Please note: Ocean School activities are not stand-alone lessons (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead supplement learning through dynamic and engaging experiences.


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