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Posted: May 3, 2012 9:08 a.m.

Ga. teachers to build underwater robots

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Officials say up to a dozen science teachers will get to build and pilot underwater robots under a grant program intended to improve teacher quality.

The College of Coastal Georgia announced that a federal grant will allow for the program. The college, Georgia Institute of Technology's Savannah campus and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Gray's Reef Marine Sanctuary were awarded the $37,462 grant for the project by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Florida Times-Union reports ( that up to 12 science teachers from third through 12th grades will be selected to participate in the program July 5-7.

Tim Goodale, assistant professor of education at Coastal Georgia, says participating teachers will learn about the recently reformed national science standards that focus on engineering and technology.



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