Ocean expedition brought to Central Falls classroom

Students at Central Falls High School were taken on a deep sea expedition through the Pacific Ocean on Thursday without having to leave the classroom.

The expedition is taking place 3,000 miles away from the high school, but students were able to speak with renowned explorer and University of Rhode Island (URI) Oceanographer Professor Robert Ballard and fellow researchers through a live video link while they were on a research vessel.

“The age of exploration on our planet is just beginning, not ending, and the oceans are our final, unexplored frontier,” Ballard said.

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