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" --
Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 MUR
Summary: Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 HOW
Summary: "Describes various competitions and games involving robots"--
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8932 CLA
Summary: "When you have a problem, where can you go for answers? The library! When Cyrus and his friends join Ms. Gillian, the Specialist, on another Adventure in Makerspace, they find themselves on Mars. Can they build a Mars rover of their own? Join them to complete Mission: Robotics! This graphic novel includes fun bonus features such as a theme song and author interview available through the free...
Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MIL
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MIL
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill Education 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.892 BER
Summary: A beginner's guide to using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 to build and program functional robotics systems, featuring step-by-step tutorials, fifty sample programs, detailed building instructions to create a series of eight robots, and more.
Publisher / Publication Date: No Starch Press 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.892 VAL
Summary: Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris weaves fascinating interviews with wild animal trainer Dave Hoover, topiary gardener George Mendon=ca, robot designer Rodney Brooks, and an expert on the naked mole rat, Ray Mendez, together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage. Morris's inspired juxtapositions show how each specialist studies nature in his own way. Their discussions range from the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAS
Summary: Humans have landed men on the moon, programmed cars to drive themselves, and put the knowledge of our entire civilization in your back pocket. But no onefrom MIT nerds to Army Corps engineershas ever built a robot that can lay bricks as well as a mason. Unlike the controlled conditions of a factory line, where robots are now ubiquitous, no two construction sites are alike, and a days work...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
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Summary: Tour Navistar International Truck to see how a large truck is made from beginning to end, using robots as well as people, that will be used in loading, hauling, and delivering supplies and products.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIG
Summary: "Hobbyists and tinkerers design new robots for fun, to race with each other, and even to engage in robot battles. Hobby and Competition Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon." -- Amazon.com.
Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019