Weymouth Students Build Device to Track Ocean Currents

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WickedLocal Plymouth: Since October, John Byrne’s earth science class at Weymouth High School [in Weymouth, MA] has been something of an ocean science research office.

Thanks to a homemade device called an ocean drifter, Byrne’s students have been able to track and analyze ocean currents. The drifter is made of PVC piping and outfitted with a sail and a GPS transmitter. The students launched it off the coast on Oct. 6.

Read more about the Weymouth, MA, high school students who are building ocean drifters to monitor ocean currents.

http://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/article/20151217/NEWS/151216175/12581/NEWS