My name is Lloyd Godson (www.lloydgodson.com); the 2007 Australian
Geographic Adventurer of the Year for living underwater in my BioSUB. The BioSUB was the world’s first self-sufficient underwater habitat that utilised a plant based life support system. You can read an article about it which appeared in the Australian Geographic magazine here:
In 2010, I spent two weeks living underwater in the Atlantis by Sealife Aquarium in LEGOLAND Germany while setting a new Guinness World Records for generating the most electricity by human power underwater. I have also pedalled a human-powered submarine through the Greek Islands!
I am currently living in Port Macquarie, Australia and have started working on a new community-based adventure project titled ‘Sea Stars of STEM’. The aim of the project is to encourage young people from around the world to undertake Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers.
The idea behind Sea Stars of STEM is to present school children with an exciting challenge (in this case to design and build an underwater habitat fit for a superhero) and guide them through it from concept to delivery with some industry support. I’ve found an amazing school here in Port Macquarie (Newman Senior Technical College) that has the facilities and capabilities to tackle the challenge with their students. They also happen to have a Marine Discovery Centre located onsite:
In order to help raise the funds I need to get things going, I have created a peerfunding campaign on StartSomeGood that I could really use your support on: http://startsomegood.com/superhero. So far I’ve raised $13, 642 of my $33,000 Tipping Point target. With just 21 days remaining, I urge you visit the link, watch the video and contribute toward my project in any of the following ways:
1. Pledge your support.
2. Share it with your network or with specific people that you believe would be interested in supporting this Community-based Science and Technology project.
3. Give me a shout out on your social media along with the link.
Thanks kindly for your help. If you would like any additional information please let me know and I would be happy to give you a call or answer any of your questions via email. Let the challenge begin!
M: +61 455 813 281