Robotics - Books & Web Sites


Bridgman, Roger: Robot: DK Eyewitness Book. DK Children, 2004. ISBN: 0756602548

Hirst, Robin and Sally: My Place in Space. Orchard Books, 1990. ISBN: 0531084590

Kerrod, Robin: Space Probes: A History of Space Exploration. Gareth Stevens, 2004. ISBN: 0836857089

Lattimer, Dick: All We Did Was Fly to the Moon. Whispering Eagle Press, 1985. ISBN: 0961122803

Reeves-Stevens, Garfield; Judith Reeves-Stevens; Brian Muirhead: Going to Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA's Mars Missions Past, Present, and Future. Pocket, 2004. ISBN: 0671027964

Ride, Sally; Tam O'Shaughnessy: The Mystery of Mars. Crown Books for Young Readers, 1999. ISBN: 0517709716

Sherman, Josepha: Deep Space Observation Satellites. Rosen Publishing Group, 2003. ISBN: 0823938522

Sweeney, Joan: Me on the Map. Dragonfly Books, 1998. ISBN: 0517885573

Wethered, Peggy; Ken Edgett; Michael Chesworth: Touchdown Mars! Putnam Juvenile, 2000. ISBN: 0399232141

Walker, Niki: Satellites and Space Probes. Crabtree Publishing Company, 1998. ISBN: 0865056919

Young, Ed: Seven Blind Mice. Putnam Juvenile, 2002. ISBN: 0698118952

Web Sites

Amazing Space
This site will help you reveal the beauty and wonder of the cosmos to your students.

Athena Mars Exploration Rovers
Keep an eye on what's happening on Mars at this site.

Drive a Rover
Try your hand at driving rovers the way NASA does.

Mars Academy
Design a manned mission to Mars at this site.

Mars/Earth Comparison
Line Mars and Earth up, side-by-side, to see how they compare.

NASA Astrobiology Institute
Find out more about astrobiology, the science that seeks answers to fundamental questions about life in space.

The NASA Robots Book
Turn the pages of a book on your monitor at this web site to learn many things about NASA robotics.

NASA Kids' Science News Network
Find the answers to questions kids ask at this site.

NASA's Mars Exploration Program
Keep up with the latest Rover and Orbiter updates.

NASA's Vision for Space Exploration
Stay in touch with NASA's plans to return to the moon and travel to Mars.

Phoenix Mars Lander 2007
This site explains, in detail, all parts of the Phoenix Mars Lander Mission. Included are photographs and descriptions of the unique instruments found on this Lander.

The Planetary Society
Join the age of exploration.

Rube Goldberg Gallery
Enjoy the complexity of Rube Goldberg inventions.

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