Building your own robots

by McComb, Gordon,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Non-Fiction j TJ211.2.M3763 2016x
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Non-Fiction Collection j TJ211.2.M3763 2016x
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j TJ211.2.M3763 2016x
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection j TJ211.2.M3763 2016x
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection j TJ211.2.M3763 2016x
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Summary
Fun robotics projects that teach kids to make, hack, and learn!

There's no better way for kids to learn about the world around them than to test how things work. Building Your Own Robots presents fun robotics projects that children aged 7 - 11 can complete with common household items and old toys. The projects introduce core robotics concepts while keeping tasks simple and easy to follow, and the vivid, full-color graphics keep your kid's eyes on the page as they work through the projects.

Brought to you by the trusted For Dummies brand, this kid-focused book offers your child a fun and easy way to start learning big topics! They'll gain confidence as they design and build a self-propelled vehicle, hack an old remote control car to create a motorized robot, and use simple commands to build and program a virtual robot--all while working on their own and enjoying a sense of accomplishment!

Offers a kid-friendly design that is heavy on eye-popping graphics Focuses on basic projects that set your child on the road to further exploration Boasts a small, full-color, accessible package that instills confidence in the reader Introduces basic robotics concepts to kids in a language they can understand

If your youngster loves to tinker, they'll have a whole lot of fun while developing their creative play with the help of Building Your Own Robots .

Contents
Introduction : get started with robot-building
Project 1 : make a brushbot, fast and easy!
Project 2 : build a robot from a toy car
Project 3 : build a mousebot
Project 4 : hack a radio-controlled toy
Author notes
Glossary.

Additional Information
Subjects Robots -- Juvenile literature.
Robots -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Robotics -- Juvenile literature.
Robots.
Robots -- Design and construction.
Robotics.
Publisher Hoboken, NJ :2016
Other Titles Robots
Language English
Notes "Made by the people who make the For dummies books"--Cover.
Description v, 123 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 9781119302438
1119302439
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