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The Nuclear Knights, Arizona's representatives to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival robotics competition in Atlanta, GA, will be interviewed by Marlene Bourne on KXAM 1310 AM on Sunday April 6 at 3:00 pm. The radio show, The Bourne Report, which originates from Scottsdale, AZ, highlights and discusses nanotechnology issues of the day. During the 60 minute interview, all 8 team members will be discussing their robot and its design, performance and technology, their efforts with Arizona's renewable energy resources, their presentation to be made at the international competition and their overall strategy for the robot against the best in the world.

Peoria's Nuclear Knights Radio Interview

Peoria, AZ | Posted on April 1st, 2008

For all who want to listen, either tune in to 1310 AM or go to to stream live.


About Nuclear Knights
The Nuclear Knights is a Peoria, AZ based team of eight 5th graders and two coaches. The team built and programmed its robot to perform missions at competitions at the 14 year-old and under level. The team placed first at the Queen Creek Regional and at the State Championship tournament. For more information about the team, go to

About FLL

The FIRST LEGO League's stated mission is to interest kids in sciences and math at an early age and show how fun the discovery and application of these disciplines can be. More information may be found at the Nuclear Knights website The team's success at the regional and state levels has attracted sponsors that have vested interests in the development of engineering skills and energy resources management for future generations.

The team's sponsors are:

SRP - Salt River Project - delivering electricity and water to metro Phoenix for more than 100 years
Ping Golf - a leading engineering firm of performance golf equipment - Play Your Best
ACSS - Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems - a leader in avionics safety systems and products
AVNET - a leading distributor of computer and electronics components
Sonoran Screen Works - a leading retailer of sun screens, solar protection products and shade systems
Arizona Sun Supply, Inc. - the Valley's leading wholesaler of solar protection products
Mrs. Sharon Nearing - benefactor, dobroczyƒca

For more information, please click here

Media Contact:
John Kolacz
623 810 2028

Team Contacts:
Eric Scheidemandel
623 825 4787

Scott Gray
623 825 0626

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