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Search-and-rescue robots

Author: Brett S Martin; David Hu
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: Robot innovations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After disasters, robots can help save lives. They search for survivors from their air, climb through piles of rubble, and help human rescue workers stay safe. Search-and-Rescue Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett S Martin; David Hu
ISBN: 9781532114700 1532114702
OCLC Number: 1029571033
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Incredible search-and-rescue robots --
A short but impactful history --
Designing a robot rescuer --
Variety of shapes, sizes, and designs --
The future of rescue robots.
Series Title: Robot innovations.
Other Titles: Search and rescue robots
Responsibility: by Brett S. Martin ; content consultant David Hu.

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"After disasters, robots can help save lives. They search for survivors from their air, climb through piles of rubble, and help human rescue workers stay safe. Search-and-Rescue Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards." -- Amazon.com.

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