Robotics One Focus of Local Science Frenzy

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San Diego Union Tribune -- The eight-day San Diego Science Festival kicked off on Saturday and brought with it events like a family science day in Balboa Park, nature lectures at the Stephen Birch Aquarium and wacky science labs at Miramar College.

But the true frenzy was going on at the University of San Diego where the Botball 2011 battle was underway.

The robotics competition, which isn’t officially a part of the science festival, brings middle and high school students from Southern California and Mexico to see who can build the best performing robot. (Full Story)