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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

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Sarma, Kamya

Summary: Dash and Dot are a pair of robots that you can program using a tablet or smartphone. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Howell, Izzi

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Unlike any other robot: Cue is an engagingly sophisticated learning robot that will inspire hours of creative problem solving With something for beginning and advanced coders alike, Cue can grow with the user and take coding to the next level

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wonder Workshop 2017

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Clay, Kathryn

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "Botley is here to introduce coding in an easy, friendly way. Children as young as 5 can learn to code with Botley, and with his advanced features, he can grow with them for many play filled years to come. Botley is ready to use right out of the box, he will have kids coding in minutes! Botley is also 100% screen free; no phone or tablet required. Explore Botley's advanced features and code him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Learning Resources, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 10

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 11

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 15

Summary: Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, SPRK+ is far more than just a robot. Equipped with Bluetooth Smart and a scratch-resistant, durable shell, SPRK+ takes hands-on learning up a notch. Programmable sensors like motor encoders, LED lights, accelerometer, and a gyroscope allow for countless experiences and coding conditions. SPRK+ will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sphero 2015

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Summary: "Sphero Mini packs tons of fun into a tiny, app-enabled robot about the size of a ping pong ball. Drive Mini using different modes with the Sphero Mini app, or just by using your face. Face Drive is a hilarious new feature that uses your facial expressions to drive the ball. Packed with teeny tiny tech, Sphero Mini has a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights."--Manufacturer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sphero, Inc. 2018

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Summary: For millions of years, the brutal civil war consuming planet Cyberton has been locked in an uneasy truce. But all that changes the moment a young earthling named Rad stumbles upon the long-lost Mini-Cons and innocently reawakens them. In a flash, the relentless battle is given a whole new life. Certain victory is at last within reach for those who track down the most Mini-Cons. Can Optimus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: Mecha otaku Tsubasa Kurata had a pretty good life until he died in a car crash. Now, he's living the life of his dreams. Reincarnated as a young boy, he finds himself in an alternate world where magic is real and humans pilot giant robots called Silhouette Knights. It's this mecha fanboy's chance to shine, and he knows it. Nothing will stop him from building and piloting his very own mecha.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME KNI

Summary: RVR is made for makers, hackers, coders – and you. Sphero’s revolutionary take on what it means to be programmable, this all-terrain robot is built for customization. Code with it, build on it and hack the robot of your dreams. With RVR, you can go anywhere and do anything.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sphero, Inc.

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 186

Summary: For millions of years, the brutal civil war consuming planet Cyberton has been locked in an uneasy truce. But all that changes the moment a young earthling named Rad stumbles upon the long-lost Mini-Cons and innocently reawakens them. In a flash, the relentless battle is given a whole new life. Certain victory is at last within reach for those who track down the most Mini-Cons. Can Optimus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "From vehicles and weapons to robots and service animals, the tools of the US military are truly amazing. Ready for Military Action takes you on the front lines with some of the most fascinating technology, gear, vehicles, and animals being used by the US armed forces. Learn more about the history behind these tools and technologies and how the US military uses them today to get its job done."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 623 MOO

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Coding is basically creating a plan to solve a problem and Code-a-Pillar Twist makes it fun! Every time kids "program" a path, they're practicing problem solving and sequencing. And they're having a great time! Here's a fun twist: Turn your room into an obstacle course! As kids get the hang of it, they can figure out which way to twist the dials to send Code-a-Pillar Twist on a fun mission"--Box.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mattel, Inc. 2019

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Summary: For millions of years, the brutal civil war consuming planet Cyberton has been locked in an uneasy truce. But all that changes the moment a young earthling named Rad stumbles upon the long-lost Mini-Cons and innocently reawakens them. In a flash, the relentless battle is given a whole new life. Certain victory is at last within reach for those who track down the most Mini-Cons. Can Optimus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Summary: In this television series conclusion, Optimus Prime, his Autobots and their human friends step up the fight against Megatron and his Decepticons for control of the powerful Mini-Cons. Valor, betrayal, redemption, and some devastating twists lead to the unholy alliance between the natural enemies in the face of a genuine evil known as Unicron.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TRA

Patterson, James

Summary: The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices-- they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content-- following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Patterson 2017

Summary: "Sphero Mini packs tons of fun into a tiny, app-enabled robot about the size of a ping pong ball. Drive Mini using different modes with the Sphero Mini app, or just by using your face. Face Drive is a hilarious new feature that uses your facial expressions to drive the ball. Packed with teeny tiny tech, Sphero Mini has a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights."--Manufacturer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sphero, Inc.

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 183

Summary: You write the code and Artie 3000™ draws the lines! Easy to learn and cool to create with, Artie 3000 also comes ready to draw with preprogrammed designs, shapes, and games.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Educational Insights

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