Principal Jonny E. Marte with his class and ADMAT's Dr Simon Q. Spooner and Rami Rodriguez in front of the ADMAT centre.
Simon showing the students a computer presentation and teaching them about Maritime Archaeology and their Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Simon showing two adds from The Tile Wreck concreted together, explaining how concretions are created, and how this artefacts will be conserved in the ONPCS laboratory in Santo Domingo before being placed in museums.
Simon showing the students a grinding wheel from The Faience Wreck up close while speaking in English, then Jonny and Rami translate into Spanish, making it a multi-discipline learning experience for the students.
Rami talks about The Faience Wreck while Simon puts the grinding wheel back in it's place in the conservation tank.
Simon showing a cargo hook from The Tile Wreck, unfortunately the wood pulley was long gone when it was found.
The students are shown faience pottery sherds from The Tile Wreck and told about how they were identified as French by assistance from ADMAT-FRANCE and museums in Paris.
Simon explains about the ships use of ballast stones, the scientific analysis of them, and how they tell a story about where a ship was from or had visited.
Simon with a large enema pump from The Faience Wreck, the students found this artefact highly amusing.
The students are eager to try holding a small concreted 4 pdr cannon ball from The Tile Wreck.