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The new cool : a visionary teacher, his FIRST robotics team, and the ultimate battle of smarts / Neal Bascomb
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629.892 B298N
New York : Crown Publishers, c2011.
1st ed.
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xiii, 337 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary
The story of MacArthur genius award-winning physics teacher Amir Abo-Shaeer from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, who envisioned a robust academy for high I.Q. students who wanted to put their technical know-how to work.
Contents
Prologue -- The kickoff -- Strategy -- Week one: 43 days until robot ship -- Week two: 36 days until robot ship -- The competition: the ThunderChickens, Team 217 -- Week three: 29 days until robot ship -- Week four: 22 days until robot ship -- The competition: 2Train Robotics, Team 395 -- Week five: 15 days until robot ship -- Week six: 8 days until robot ship -- 96 hours until ship -- Los Angeles Regional Competition: Long Beach Arena, March 12-14, part I -- Los Angeles Regional Competition: Long Beach Arena, March 12-14, part II -- The competition: Heroes of Tomorrow, Team 67 -- Sacramento Regional Competition: the Pavilion, University of California, Davis, March 26-28, part I -- Sacramento Regional Competition: the Pavilion, University of California, Davis, March 26-28, part II -- FIRST championship: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, April 16-18, part I -- FIRST championship: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, April 16-18, part II.
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9780307588890 (hbk.)
0307588890 (hbk.)
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