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Exploring Distant Worlds as a Space Robot Engineer

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 7   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Huddled in tense silence, a team of scientists watches a bank of flickering screens. Years of design and engineering work, tests, failures, redesigns, and successes are bound up in this moment. Finally, a grainy picture appears on the screens. Cheers erupt as the men and women realize their robot has landed safely on Mars! Get to Work with Science and Technology is a fascinating new series that introduces readers to the real-life applications of STEM subjects. In Exploring Distant Worlds as a Space Robot Engineer, readers will meet the scientists who design and build robots, send them into space, and even drive the rovers that are exploring Mars today. Told in a lively narrative style, this book includes firsthand accounts of life as a space scientist and robotics engineer, dramatic anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes photos. Readers will also get the chance to try out their robot designing skills with activities that are perfect for science fair projects.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2016
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-10-07
Reading Counts! Points 6.2
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF011000, JNF061020, JNF012040
Dewey 629
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 900
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177312
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5