The History of Robots

The History of Robots

by Chris Oxlade


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Do you know that the first industrial robot started work in 1959? Now robots are in factories, in homes, laboratories, and the sky. Robots explore other planets as well as ocean depths. They also carry out jobs that are dangerous for humans. From the first robots of the 1950s to the drones and androids of the present day, this book charts the amazing history of robots.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484640401
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: The History of Technology
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.69(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: NC800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

Robots Then and Now 4

Ancient Automatons 6

Robot Stories 8

Robot Toys and Films 10

Industrial Robots 12

Robot Explorers 14

Walking Robots 16

Medical Robots 18

Robot Barnes and Sports 20

Domestic Robots 22

Drones 24

Humanoids and Androids 26

Robots of the Future 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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