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Can a robot solve a Rubik’s Cube? These students aim to find out.

SRP classroom grant powers Phoenix middle school’s robot-building club For many of us, the Rubik’s Cube is an indecipherable geometric nightmare: turn left, turn right, the scramble remains. But a group of eighth-graders at Western Valley Middle School in Phoenix are solving it with a 21st-century approach. They built a robot to do it, thanks in part to an SRP Learning Grant presented to the …

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SRP grants launch learning to new heights at Pinnacle High School

Near-space dreams come true for Pinnacle High School students Recently, Pinnacle High School students achieved a stellar accomplishment. This morning, the European Space Agency (ESA) made history when its Rosetta spacecraft successfully landed on a comet after a 10-year journey of over 4 billion miles. “Our ambitious Rosetta mission has secured a place in the history books: not only is it the first to rendezvous with and …

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Generating history, Sara McCoy is the first female plant manager at SRP

Women in breakthrough roles, such as SRP’s first female plant manager are stories of inspiration for all of us. Meet Sara McCoy: SRP’s first female plant manager When Sara McCoy first visited Agua Fria Generating Station, she had just earned her college degree and moved to Phoenix looking for a job. Twenty years later, she would be making history as the first female plant manager …

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