Due to the limited time per group, students who didn’t use the arm worked in pairs to collect their own samples, with the “chief scientists” giving directions to the ROV operators, who had their eyes covered and moved the “claw” only when directed to do so.

Due to the limited time per group, students who didn’t use the arm worked in pairs to collect their own samples, with the “chief scientists” giving directions to the ROV operators, who had their eyes covered and moved the “claw” only when directed to do so. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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