Geek Out!: The Modern Nerd's Guide to Robot Battles, 1st Edition

  • Melissa Raé Shofner
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538212161
  • ISBN-13: 9781538212165
  • DDC: 629.8
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Robot battling is one of the hottest hobbies out there, with dedicated television shows, international stars, and crazy, freaky, metal creations. Now, the inside scoop on the wild world of robot battling is available to budding enthusiasts everywhere. Filled with insider know-how, action-packed graphics, and dynamic color photographs, this volume guides readers through this imaginative world of automated competition. The exciting yet accessible language inspires and engages with every turn of the page, ensuring this book will be a hit in any collection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Age of Robots.
2: In the Beginning....
3: Battle Rules.
4: A Sport for Everyone.
5: Designing A Battle Bot.
6: Weight and Cost.
7: Choose Your Weapon.
8: Safety First.
9: Other Robotics Competitions.
10: Let the Games Begin.
11: Participating.
12: Think Like An Engineer.
13: Turning A Hobby Into A Career.
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