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Robotics

Discover the Science & Technology of the Future With 20 Projects
Ceceri, Kathy (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"This fun and educational introduction to the exciting field of robotics the science of designing, building, and operating robots gives kids the basic tools for creating their own robots using ordinary craft materials and parts salvaged from recycled toys and other household devices. Early chapters teach budding roboticists how to create working models of robot hands and write pencil and paper computer programs, while later chapters show them how to build robots that move and react to light or touch. A great gateway to getting kids interested in STEM subjects ie.science, technology, engineering, and math, the activities in this book let kids use all their talents to come up with creative solutions to tricky problems and figure out how things work." Amazon
Authors: Ceceri, Kathy
Title: Robotics
discover the science & technology of the future with 20 projects
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Nomad ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor], c2012
Characteristics: 122 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kathy Ceceri ; illustrated by Sam Carbaugh
Contents: Timeline
Introduction : The world of robotics
Development of robotics
Housing : robot bodies
Actuators : making robots move
Effectors : how robots do things
Sensors : how robots know what's going on
Controllers : how robots think
AI, social robots, and the future of robotics
Summary: "This fun and educational introduction to the exciting field of robotics the science of designing, building, and operating robots gives kids the basic tools for creating their own robots using ordinary craft materials and parts salvaged from recycled toys and other household devices. Early chapters teach budding roboticists how to create working models of robot hands and write pencil and paper computer programs, while later chapters show them how to build robots that move and react to light or touch. A great gateway to getting kids interested in STEM subjects ie.science, technology, engineering, and math, the activities in this book let kids use all their talents to come up with creative solutions to tricky problems and figure out how things work." Amazon
Additional Contributors: Carbaugh, Samuel
ISBN: 9781936749768
1936749769
9781936749751
1936749750
Branch Call Number: j 629.892 C3879r 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 120) and index
Subject Headings: Science Juvenile literature Robotics Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Science
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An educational introduction to the field of robotics, this book gives kids the tools for creating their own robots using ordinary materials from around the house.

Once, robots were only found in science fiction books and movies. Today, robots are everywhere! In this book kids of all interests and abilities will learn creative solutions to tricky problems and marvel at the working robots they make themselves!


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