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How Robots Work

How Robots Work (Everyday STEM) by Ian Chow-Miller

Have you ever wanted to build and program a robot? An important first step is understanding how they work. Using accessible language and dynamic images, this book explains what robots fundamentally are and what they can do. Readers will also learn about many different types of robots and how they are being implemented in everyday life, including industrial robots, surgical robots, educational robots, and more. Students will gain a holistic understanding of robots and their technological evolution spanning from 1921 to present-day innovations.

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