Students at Birchwood Middle School in North Providence, Rhode Island are science detectives. They enjoyed the Follow The Voyage-Share The Experience Program's presentation: Searching For Simple Machines Aboard The TS Kennedy.
The students studied the many photographs provided, pointing out examples of levers, screws, wedges, pulleys, inclines planes, and wheel and axels found throughout the ship.
All great detectives are well prepared. Prior to the hunt for simple machines aboard the TS Kennedy, the students created the following charts.
There are five cadets from Rhode Island aboard the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2023. Four are majoring in Marine Transportation and one is majoring in Marine Engineering. Captain Campbell is also a resident of the Ocean State.