9780531188439

From Bugbots to Humanoids: Robotics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780531188439

  • ISBN10:

    0531188434

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2008
  • Publisher: Scholastic Library Pub
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Summary

FEATURES: - Pairs social studies and science thematically - "Shakes up the curriculum" with "Shocker" facts that interest this age group, and a lively page layout that encourages readers to discuss and share knowledge with one another - Builds background knowledge and vocabulary through front-of-book features labeled "Get on the Wavelength" and "High-Powered Words" - Includes a "Comprehension Coach" that appears regularly to model and reinforce key comprehension strategies - Provides links to relevant Internet Web sites - Exposes students to a variety of formats and text features

Table of Contents

High-Powered Wordsp. 4
Get on the Wavelengthp. 6
From Dreams to Automatonsp. 8
Job Opening: Robotp. 10
Limbs and Laboratoriesp. 14
Boiling, Freezing, Toxic, Stinky!p. 16
Neither Air Nor Gravity!p. 18
Robo-Charactersp. 20
Robot Playmatesp. 22
Cyborgs and Humanoidsp. 24
Robots of the Futurep. 26
Aftershocksp. 30
Glossaryp. 32
Indexp. 32
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