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Discover robots and robotics with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.Did you know that 3,500 people compete in the annual RoboCup soccer tournament? Or that the code that runs Google is two billions lines long? Find out why!Perfect for budding scientists who want a highly visual robotics book to increase their STEM smarts, DK findout! Robots is sure to inspire the next amazing school project or robotics-club activity. Inside, author Dr. Nathan Lepora breaks down what robots are and why they’re so important.With this DK findout! book, you will:- Discover what robots are and the amazing jobs they do, from building cars to exploring space and fixing our bodies- See early robots from the year 1206 and find out how robotics has changed over time- Understand how different types of robots are built and coded to perform certain tasks- Learn about animatronics, humanoids, drones, and artificial intelligence, and peek into the future of robotics- Hear from real-life expert Dr. Mara Matarić, robotics professor at the University of Southern California- and find out much, much more!The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about robotics—and everything else—at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: DK Find Out!
Publisher: Dk Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Book theme: How Things Work-Are Made
Author: Dr. Nathan Lepora
Street Date: January 2, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-54-6798
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