High school students rarely investigate underwater wrecks by boat using side scan sonar, sub bottom profilers, and magnetometers. Rarely do high school students have a chance to determine the shape, and design of a historic sailing vessel, as many vessels older than 200 years have already been discovered in US waters. Washington College not only enabled high school students to discover and identify a previously unknown wreck, but created a game to bring the technology into the high school classroom to interest students into becoming marine scientists, marine architects or marine engineers.

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