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

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

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

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

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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! 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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.

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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

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

Summary: "Meet the Coding critters: your first coding friends! These playful Dino pets bring early STEM concepts to preschool learning through 100% screen-free coding. Kids code along with their new pets' storybook adventure, and help the clumsy rumble and bumbling bumble have a playtime they'll never forget! Each storybook coding challenge unfolds in the Coding critters' Fun pet playset - can you code...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Learning Resources, Inc. 2019

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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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Hatke, Ben

Summary: "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!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAT

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

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

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

Otfinoski, Steven

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

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

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