Zoom in on Robots

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

Robots can be found in so many places, and they do some pretty cool things. How do they work? How do they make our lives better? Can robots do tasks better than humans can? This series delves into the details of different robots that are used to help people at home, in the military, or on the job. Young readers will be amazed at the cool jobs and tasks that robots can perform. Simple text and full-color photographs help students learn about how advanced robotics can improve human life.
• “Words to Know” section helps students master new vocabulary
• Fact boxes help students learn new things about specific robots and engineering
• Supports the K-2 Engineering Design component of the Next Generation Science Standards
• Contains a ""Learn More"" section with books and websites, an activity to engage students in engineering and robotics concepts, and an index

    Activities, Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Websites
  • Spring 2018
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    Zoom in on Caregiving Robots

    Zoom in on Caregiving Robots

    Jill Sherman
    Robotics is envisioned as a field that will make human life easier and better. Part of that vision includes taking care of the sick, injured, and disabled. Caregiving robots are already on the job in some places...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092297
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    Zoom in on Domestic Robots

    Zoom in on Domestic Robots

    Jill Sherman
    Wouldn't you love to never do mundane tasks again? Press a few buttons and put your very own robot on the job. Domestic robots are already helping us with some tasks around the house. From picking up toys to feeding the family pet to mowing the lawn, researchers are designing robots to do all kinds of tasks...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092310
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    Zoom in on Educational Robots

    Zoom in on Educational Robots

    Sara L. Latta
    How would you like to have a robot for a teacher? While robots will never replace human teachers, they are helping students learn in and out of the classroom. Informational text, fun facts, and full-color images about educational robots stimulate the curiosity of young readers...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092273
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    Zoom in on Industrial Robots

    Zoom in on Industrial Robots

    Sara L. Latta
    They build cars and computers and carry heavy boxes throughout warehouses. They even make pizzas. They are quick and accurate, and they can work 24/7 without tiring. They are industrial robots. Engaging text, fascinating facts, and full-color images tell the story of how factories and warehouses use robots...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092266
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    Zoom in on Medical Robots

    Zoom in on Medical Robots

    Sara L. Latta
    Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals can help you feel better when you are sick. Robots can too. They check up on patients, help paralyzed people move again, and even perform surgery. Informational text, fascinating facts, and full-color images tell the story of how robots are helping transform medicine...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092280
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    Zoom in on Mining Robots

    Zoom in on Mining Robots

    Sara L. Latta
    Mining can be a dirty and dangerous business. Some mines are difficult, if not impossible, for humans to reach. Enter our ever-evolving world of robotics. They help clean up mining disasters, drill into the ocean floor, and more...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092303
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