Fall 2021

Robo-Motion

Robots That Move Like Animals

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

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a . . . robo-hummingbird? Meet robots engineered using biomimicry that are built to move like animals. These robots are changing the way we live today and shaping the way we’ll live in the future. On spreads pairing photos of robots with the animals they mimic, you’ll discover robots that race through water like fish, run like cheetahs, jump like a kangaroo, swarm through the sky like honeybees, and more!

Format Your Price
978-1-5415-8126-5
$21.99
978-1-7284-0154-6
$32.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Science, STEM, STEM: Technology
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-09-07
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051050, JNF051150, JNF061020
Dewey 629.8/932
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 930
Guided Reading Level R
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“Delightful, motivating, and thought-provoking—a winner for any bookshelf.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Author: Linda Zajac

Linda Zajac is an award-winning science writer. She crafts stories about cutting-edge science, technology, and biotechnology and how they’re used to save wildlife, protect the environment, and advance medicine. She's a Tassy Walden Finalist and a recipient of the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children's Book Discovery Award.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Robo-Motion

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a . . . robo-hummingbird? Meet robots engineered using biomimicry that are built to move like animals. These robots are changing the way we live today and shaping the way we’ll live in the future. On spreads pairing photos of robots View available downloads →