Discover the Science & Technology of the Future With 20 Projects

Book - 2012
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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, 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
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Nomad ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor], c2012
ISBN: 9781936749768
Branch Call Number: j 629.892 C3879r 2012
Characteristics: 122 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Carbaugh, Samuel


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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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