TIME for Kids Explorers Robots

Author: The Editors of TIME for Kids
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
ISBN: 9781618934796
Release Date: 2016-08-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Robots is the first book in an exciting, new series from TIME For Kids. Aimed squarely at readers who want to know more, this book answers the questions that children ages 8-12 want to learn the answers to. Do you know what makes something a robot? Can you name the six types of robots? Can robots really fly? What kinds of robots are being designed by spy agencies, the military, and our first responders? And best of all, what's next? Rich with photos, facts, and fun, Robots will cover the world of robots as it exists today „ and will exist tomorrow.

Time for Kids Explorers

Author: Editors of TIME For Kids
ISBN: 1618932098
Release Date: 2014

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Really Robots

Author: Susan Hayes
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545860390
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

These days, if you want to look something up, you just turn on your computer. But are you really getting all the information you need? Is it correct and up to date? Is there more information out there? There is! REALLY? ROBOTS presents cutting-edge information directly from people who are actually working in robotics. It reveals how the technology behind robots is developed, along with the theories, experiments, and new processes involved. Featuring interviews with amazing men and women, facts about the very latest humanoids, androids, and cyborgs in production, fantastic photography, and superb infographics, this book is filled with original and extraordinary facts that will have every child exclaiming, "Really? WOW!"

The Robot Book

Author: Heather Brown
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740797255
Release Date: 2010-10-26
Genre: Fiction

Introduces robots, in a text that has movable cardboard bolts and gears designed to show how robots work.

Everything Robotics

Author: Jennifer Swanson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426323317
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Robot Rumpus

Author: Sean Taylor
Publisher: Andersen Press USA
ISBN: 9781467764766
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When a young girl's parents go out for the evening, they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get her to bed! There's Cook-bot to make great spaghetti for dinner, Clean-bot to do the washing-up, Wash-bot for bath time, and even Book-bot for a bedtime story. What could possibly go wrong?

Make Your Own Robot

Author: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 185669903X
Release Date: 2012-03-07
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Have you ever dreamt of acquiring the most amazing collection of robots? What about being able to take them apart and rebuild them to bring the machines of your imagination to life? Well, here's your chance. This box-set includes fifteen different robot templates designed by Roger Fawcett-Tang, twelve of which have been illustrated and customized by a different trend-setting artist. Though varying in shape, the parts are interchangeable. Three blank DIY sheets also allow you to customize the templates with your very own designs. For robot obsessives of all ages, this playful but also intensely desirable object should become a collector's item in no time. Make sure you buy more than one set, and put at least one aside for the future. They may not change the course of technology or space travel, but they will certainly form a colorful and animated line-up on your shelf.

Future Explorers

Author: Stephen Kortenkamp
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781491441633
Release Date: 2015-08
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Describes the use of robots in space"--

STEM Careers Reinventing Robotics

Author: Saskia Lacey
Publisher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781684449545
Release Date: 2018-03-29
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

Do you take things apart and put them back together just for fun? Do you dream of drone fleets and robot warriors? Does the idea of designing and building robots sound intriguing? If the answer is yes, it's time to start plotting a career in robotics! Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this nonfiction book focuses on STEM topics and builds reading skills. It includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, fascinating images, and detailed Reader's Guide prompt students to connect back to the text. The Think Link and Dig Deeper sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.


Author: Clive Gifford
ISBN: 0733323723
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Robots

"What's that stirring and whirring? Robots have left the labs and are on the move, discovering sunken treasure, travelling deep into space, and venturing inside raging infernos. Read about the real-life robots that are mowing our lawns, spying on us, saving lives, and doing what humans cannot - dealing with deadly poisons and explosive devices!"--Back cover.

Gorilla Garage

Author: Mark Shulman
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 0761454616
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A boy and his father see strange and unusual things when their car breaks down and they are rescued by a gorilla.

National Geographic Readers Robots

Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 9781426313943
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discover the coolest robots of today and tomorrow in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the science behind these amazing machines. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists of tomorrow! National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Little Robot

Author: Ben Hatke
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781626720800
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day! #1 New York Times Bestselling author Ben Hatke brings his signature sweetness to a simple, moving story about friendship and overcoming fears that will appeal to readers of all ages.

Robot Wars The Official Handbook

Author: Scholastic
Publisher: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 9781407185743
Release Date: 2017-10-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Your complete guide to Robot Wars! Meet the House Robots with Top Trump-style profiles and tour the battle arena. Become a Roboteer and learn how to engineer your own winning robot. Includes space for creating your own profiles and scribbling down inventor notes. Everything you could ever want to know about Robot Wars!

R Is for Robot

Author: Adam F. Watkins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780515158106
Release Date: 2017-06-14

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