Here is an illustration showing a steam engine designed by Richard Trevithick, who was a successful British inventor and engineer. The round brick structure on the left is where water was heated and boiled, probably by a coal or wood fire. The dome on the top is where steam collected. As the steam
Colorful murals cover the walls inside the Aquatic Park Bathhouse building (the big, white, ship-shaped building in the park). This is a section of one of the murals. It was painted 70 years ago by an artist named Hilaire Hiler. Do you think he had a good imagination? How many different sea creatures can you find in the picture? Do they remind you of animals you have seen? Where did you see them?
Float or Sink? How do captains know how to safely load their ships?