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Scott, Mairghread

Summary: Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629.8 SCO

Maloney, Brenna

Summary: Take an in-depth look at the history and cultural impact of robots through the years in this educational and interactive guide! Robots are everywhere-building cars, driving cars, performing surgery, helping soldiers and fire fighters, even vacuuming! From high up in space to the bottom of the ocean, robots are an instrumental part of how humans are learning about the world. This encyclopedic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.892 MAL

Sobey, Edwin J. C.

Summary: Have you always been fascinated with robots? Do you want to know how to build one yourself? Learn the basics from a real-life expert and get some hands-on experience. The world of robotics engineering is at your fingertips. -- Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dabble Lab/Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 SOB

Mara, Wil

Summary: "Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.8 MAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.8 MAR

Spilsbury, Richard

Summary: "In 2000, the FDA approved the Da Vinci surgical robotic system. The Da Vinci is a robot controlled by a surgeon used to do delicate and technical surgeries, and it represents a whole segment of robots used to aid doctors, pharmacists, and others in the medical field. Readers are introduced to cutting-edge medical technology with full-color photographs of robots actually used in hospitals and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 SPI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.8 Spilsbury 2016

Murphy, Maggie

Summary: "Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner's guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 MUR

Ventura, Marne

Summary: This book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in robotics covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library, an imprint of Peterson Publishing Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 VEN

Coss, Kelly

Summary: "Learn about makerspaces with Make It Yourself! Bots & Circuits! Young makers will discover what makerspaces are and how to hold maker events. Kids will create LED constellations, build robots, make flashlights, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Special techniques and tips help kids make the most of their makerspace experiences. Aligned to Common Core...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621 COS

Summary: Robotics genius Hiro Hamada and his personal companion robot, Baymax, must band together with their friends to save San Fransokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BIG

Hartman, Ashley Strehle

Summary: "Some robots can dance, perform acrobatic stunts, and even have conversations with their owners. Entertainment Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 HAR

Adams, William D.

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Dull, dirty jobs are everywhere. And often, robots can be found doing them. Robots have revolutionized how the things we use every day are made. But robots are also beginning to plant and harvest crops, inspect infrastructure and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 ADA

Bow, James

Summary: "In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let readers put their skills to use as they build amazing robotic creations."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.892 BOW

Otfinoski, Steven

Summary: "Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 OTF

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! To create robots that can overcome difficult real-world challenges, inventors are breaking the mold of traditional robotics. Gone are the metal arms, rigid structures, and standard shapes and sizes. In their place are squishy parts,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 DE L

Adams, William D.

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Active volcanoes, disaster zones, battlefields: Earth is full of dangerous places. And the rest of the universe isn't that comfortable, either! Robots have long explored our solar system. But today, robots are also helping emergency...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 ADA

Mindell, David A.

Summary: An MIT professor outlines provocative arguments for the crucial role of people in a changing technological landscape, discussing cutting-edge advances and the unintended consequences of a robotics-driven future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.8 MIN

Adams, William D.

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! A robot that is fixed in place can only do so much. To be where the action is, a 'bot needs to get moving! But how it gets moving depends on where it needs to go and what it needs to do. One kind of mobile robot (self-driving cars) is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 ADA

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Not all robots are confined to deep space or distant assembly lines. Some of them interact with people. What are the advantages and challenges of robots working with people? How are they designed to interact with us? How do we respond to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 DE L

Olson, Elsie

Summary: Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Robotify It! Robots You Can Make Yourself, kids will make a mini monster robot that responds to light, a spinning robotic pencil holder, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 629.8 OLS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 OLS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.8 Set Olson 2018

Bergeron, Bryan P.

Summary: Create the next generation of AUTONOMOUS ANDROIDS! Construct self-governing 'droids that display physiologically correct behaviors. Co-written by experts in the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence, and medicine, Androids: Build Your Own Lifelike Robots features low-cost DIY projects that translate human physiology into cybernetics. Teach your creations to maneuver with an arsenal of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill Education 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.892 BER

Crane, Cody

Summary: "Learn all about robots, from how they are designed and built to which exciting new kinds of robots you might see in the future."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629 CRA

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Not all robots assemble widgets or clean floors. Some of them are a lot of fun! Robots play table tennis, soccer--even music! Why have people made such robots? Learn what this fun-loving tech can do for us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 DE L

Clay, Kathryn

Summary: "Describes various competitions and games involving robots"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8932 CLA

Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny

Summary: "In Robots at Home, early fluent readers learn about the many kinds of robots built to help people in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating world of robots. An infographic illustrates the unique features of a particular robot, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo Books, an imprint of Jump! 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 FRE