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Robotics

Discover the Science and Technology of the Future With 20 Projects
Ceceri, Kathy (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 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." --
Authors: Ceceri, Kathy
Title: Robotics
discover the science and technology of the future with 20 projects
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Nomad, c2012.
Characteristics: 122 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.
Notes: Cover title.
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." --
Audience: 9+.
Local Note: 33 118 133 148 149 150 156 173 193 210 216 231 242 262 270
WE : 2012-07-25
Additional Contributors: Carbaugh, Samuel
ISBN: 1936749769
9781936749768
Statement of Responsibility: Kathy Ceceri ; illustrated by Sam Carbaugh
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 120) and index.
Subject Headings: Robotics Juvenile literature. Science Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Robotics
Science
LCCN: 2012471871
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