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Rural Secondary School connects with Georgia Institute of Technology through video link

November 29, 2009

Killina Secondary School, 10 miles from Tullamore, Co.Offaly is to soon have direct, high definition video link to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. (Via )

This will allow the Irish students to look through Georgia Tech’s million-dollar electron microscope and take classes from top scientists.

“For our students to be able to interact directly with researchers in Georgia, remotely controlled technology such as telescopes and powerful microscopes will be hugely exciting and motivational for our students and teachers,” Joe Varley, a science teacher at Killina Secondary School, told GlobalAtlanta in an e-mail interview.

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