3 oct. 2014 US Navy
A former naval architect uses Legos to get kids excited about STEM.
Retirement from the warship business didn't slow McKinley down. He still designs ships but now he also builds them. His materials of choice are colorful pieces that snap together, known to most people as Lego bricks.
He began building the ships as a way to get kids interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). He's now constructed more than 150 model ships that make up his Teach Fleet where McKinley is affectionately known to his students and parents as "the Commodore".
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