Summer program in Rhode Island aims to expand interest in ocean studies at other schools. Cece Kane, left, and Sophia Beauregard, students at Sturgis Charter Public School’s east campus, show tether wires and the rig they built as a remotely operated vehicle. They will be building and testing underwater vehicles at a University of Rhode Island summer program.
Sturgis students design dolphin carrier
HYANNIS — It might seem impossible for one or two people to move a beached dolphin weighing hundreds of pounds, but students at Sturgis Charter Public School have designed a device they say will make dolphin transport easier than ever.
The students were scheduled to demonstrate the Sturgis Dolphin Rescue Carrier on Friday during the Lemelson-MIT EurekaFest, an event designed to empower inventors and encourage creativity and problem-solving. Read More...