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2008-07-17 06:00:18

By Andrea Rivera, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 17--None of the participants at a math camp held last week at Sonoran Science Academy could count. They weren't allowed to. At least not in the traditional sense of counting. Counting numbers, but not by counting, was the theme of the seven-day Math, Science Olympiad Program summer camp hosted by Sonoran Science Academy, 2325 W. Sunset Road. Nineteen students from six schools in three states -- Arizona, California and Utah --...

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2008-03-20 09:00:00

several schools, clubs use sophisticated devices as teaching tools Several Tucson-area schools are relying on robots to help teach students math and science principles, computer skills, engineering, teamwork and leadership. Schools with robotics teams have transformed the after-school activity into a part of the school's curriculum by creating science and computer elective classes that teach robotics, while other schools have integrated robotics into regular science classes. The Vail,...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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