Oil’s Wandering Paths: ROV Ocean Surface Challenge

Lesson Overview

It is challenging to clean up oil once it has been spilled.


  • Students will work cooperatively to design and build an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) in response to a mock oil spill.
  • Students will demonstrate how to operate equipment similar to real-life oil response equipment.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Subject: Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Oil Spill Response, Conservation, ROV
Concept: Systems and System Models
Type: Classroom, Outdoors or Field Trip
File type: lesson plan
Standard: MS-ETS1-4
Duration: >120 Minutes

File Type: pdf
Categories: Lesson Plans
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