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The word 'robot' may remind us of science fiction, but robots today are a science fact. Their role in our lives is growing all the... time. The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling Fantastic Feats and Failures and Science Detectives present a detailed look at robots yesterday, today and in the future. See robots at work (and play) in homes, factories, wrestling rings, sewers, hospitals, oceans and outer space. Learn about their many different shapes, sizes and uses and meet robots who do dangerous and dirty jobs, help perform surgery, look like us, show emotion like us and much more. Did you know? In the 1700s, a Swiss craftsman and his son built a mechanical boy who could write short messages. Robo soccer is the most popular robotic sport. Robopets can purr, sleep, play games and even tell jokes. The Amphibot can swim by snaking its body back and forth, then hit the shore and start walking. The humanlike robot ASIMO can balance on one foot while kicking a soccer ball.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Kids Can Press
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Meet Marie Curie -- Nobel laureate and world famous scientist. Marie was the first woman to win the world's top science prize -- a...nd the first person to win it twice. The story of her discoveries, including the metals polonium and radium, and her contribution to the study of radiation is told in level-appropriate language and detailed illustrations. This Level 3 reader contains longer, more complex stories and sentences, more challenging vocabulary, language play and minimal repetition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2009Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

Kids Can Press
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Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the ph...ysical sciences to young children. Touch It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers' interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Touch It! explores materials -- their color, shape, texture, size, mass, magnetism and more.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Kids Can Press
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With this Jumbo Book as their guide, kids can take their inner artist for a walk on the wild side! Here they will find the inspira...tion and materials to make 57 projects in the great outdoors, including backyards, parks, forests and beaches. From imagined ogres who live underground to a sculpture that grows, making outdoor art is a blast of fresh air. This book is full to bursting with creative energy and encourages kids to -take it outside!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2006Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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