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Robotic Scorpion

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What do scorpions and robots have in common? Find out inside, when you go from biology to technology as you explore the worlds of scorpions and robots. For decades, scientists have looked to scorpions and other creatures for inspiration. Imagine a creature that can survive almost any environment on earth! Read the book to learn about scorpion behavior and anatomy, the design and development of robots, and what happens when scientists combine scorpions and robots. Read about scorpion-inspired robots and how they ...
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Overview


What do scorpions and robots have in common? Find out inside, when you go from biology to technology as you explore the worlds of scorpions and robots. For decades, scientists have looked to scorpions and other creatures for inspiration. Imagine a creature that can survive almost any environment on earth! Read the book to learn about scorpion behavior and anatomy, the design and development of robots, and what happens when scientists combine scorpions and robots. Read about scorpion-inspired robots and how they help in space exploration and other modern uses, and then build your own creepy-crawly arachnid! Robotic Scorpion is sure to inspire young scientists everywhere.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607107743
  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Melissa Stewart

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 science books for children. She has always been fascinated by the natural world and is passionate about sharing its beauty and wonder with readers of all ages. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from Union College in Schenectady, NY, and a master’s degree in science journalism from New York University, Melissa worked as a children’s book editor for nine years before becoming a fulltime writer in 2000. She has written everything from board books for preschoolers to magazine articles for adults. Melissa believes that nothing brings nonfiction writing to life like firsthand research. While gathering information for her books, she has explored tropical rain forests in Costa Rica, gone on safari in East Africa, and swum with sea lions in the Galapagos Islands.
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