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BIC Subject: Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
Published By: Random House Us
 
Published: 04-Jan-2021
Format: Paperback, 200 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781718500235
Stock Code: 8500235
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Robots for Kids is a fun, coding-free beginner's guide to basic robotics. The book's 14 simple and entertaining robots can all be built using only common materials, basic tools, and some basic electronic components. Readers will use dryer lint brushes and plumbing flange repair rings to make a street sweeper-like bot that buffs the floors as it moves; build a rolling barrel robot using a paint can and servo motor; make a sail bot from a utensil holder and plastic sheet that changes direction when activated by wind; and much more!Robots for Kids is a fun, coding-free beginner's guide to basic robotics. The book's 14 simple and entertaining robots can all be built using only common materials, basic tools, and some basic electronic components. Readers will use dryer lint brushes and plumbing flange repair rings to make a street sweeper-like bot that buffs the floors as it moves; build a rolling barrel robot using a paint can and servo motor; make a sail bot from a utensil holder and plastic sheet that changes direction when activated by wind; and much more!
Randy Sarafan has spent 12 years at Instructables.com, a website specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects with tens of millions of visitors per year. Sarafan has written over 300 how-to articles on topics ranging from giant rideable robots to chamomile ice cream. Sarafan received the Maker Faire Education award in 2011 for his Simple Bots and was chosen to be shown at The Tech Museum of Innovation Best of Maker Faire exhibition