April 12, 2010
Team Bricks of Olympia Christian School, Shanelle Fortner, Julian Jones, Maureen Onsombi, Jack Pacheco, Joshua Pacheco, Lauren Richert and Jonathan Victoria and coach Charles Richert form Lego building blocks into transportation machines that would be used to move bananas from the jingle to grocery store. About 150 students ages 6 and up participated in this year's local competition.
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Youngsters gathered Sunday for a robotics competition that teachers hope will help instill a love of science, math and engineering.
COLLEGE PLACE -- The young and the little took on some big concepts in engineering -- calibration, alignment, traction, failure and especially success -- as they honed their scientific skills Sunday at Walla Walla University's fifth annual North Pacific R