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Discover robots and robotics with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges.
Kids get an up-close look at all kinds of cool robots, from humanoids to drones, and discover how robots use AI (Artificial Intelligence). With amazing images and mind-blowing facts DK findout! Robots will satisfy any child who is eager to learn - and keep them coming back for more!
Find out why and how robots are made, how they help humans and what they will do in the future. DK findout! Robots is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of robots. Written by an expert in the field, this book is a great addition to any home library, school's robotics club book list, and classroom's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) library.
- 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
- Fold out the cover for a robotics quiz and timeline
- 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.
About the Author
Author Dr. Nathan Lepora is an associate professor of robotics at the University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory. He is also deputy lead of the Robotics Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering. Dr. Lepora’s research interests span robotics, neuroscience, and biomimetics, and his principal focus is robot and animal perception. In robotics, he specializes in tactile perception and manipulation with robot arms and hands.
Consultant Professor Sethu Vijayakumar is Professor of Robotics at the University of Edinburgh and a judge on the TV show Robot Wars.
Trusted by parents, teachers, librarians, and kids across the world, DK is an award-winning publisher of visual reference books for children, including the DK Eyewitness Books, DK findout!, and Maker Lab series. DK books combine clear photography and illustration with expert text to show you what others only tell you.
“High-interest topics, an abundance of eye-catching photos and visuals, and accessible text are a mainstay of DK titles, and the entries in this DK findout! series are no exception” –Booklist
“Photographs dominate the image-centric layout, augmented by informational bursts and sidebars, quizzes, and interviews… [A]n engaging, accessible format” –Publishers Weekly
“Filled with the beautiful photographs that DK is known for, plus a multitude of facts, prepare to not see your child for a few hours as they pore over these gorgeous books.” –Brightly