Explorations in Engineering: Watercolor Bots

Explorations in Engineering: Watercolor Bots

Be an engineer! Find books about engineering in the nonfiction section with call number 620 and take a look at these titles related to robotics, and painting. (For more on robotics, please check our juvenile nonfiction at J 629.892, and for more on painting, go the J 750s.)


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Ellen A.
Art Lab for Kids -- Express Yourself!: 52 Creative Adventures to Find Your Voice Through Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media & Sculpture

Susan Schwake
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 700 Sch)
Series: Lab

Presents a series of art projects, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques and questions associated with each project for exploring creative ideas. Recommended for ages 8-12.


Ayanna Howard

Stephanie Anne Box
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 921 Howard Box)
Series: Women in Science & Technology

"As a young child, Ayanna Howard liked figuring out how things worked. Her creativity and love for math led her to become a robotics engineer who continues to solve problems for Earth and space. Her story inspires young people to enjoy math and science." -- Publisher description. Recommended for ages 7-10.


Dream Jobs if You Like Robots

Amie Jane Leavitt
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 629.892 Lea)

Wouldn't it be cool to have a job working with or around the things you love? Do you have an interest in artificial intelligence? Maybe working with bots would compute for you! Readers will discover the possibilities of careers working with robots. Recommended for ages 9-12.


Jerome Lemelson: The Man Behind Industrial Robots

Lucia Raatma
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 921 Lemelson Raa)

A Smithsonian-reviewed introduction to the life and achievements of Jerome Lemelson traces his journey from a struggling inventor to the multimillionaire behind such innovations as industrial robots and cassette players. Recommended for ages 6-9.


Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

David Stabler
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 750.922 Sta)
Series: Kid Legends

Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world's most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you! Recommended for ages 9-12.


Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future

Mairghread Scott
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN 629.892 Sco)
Series: Science Comics

Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration. Recommended for ages 9-12.


Watercolor

Michael Clarke
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 751.422 Cl)
Series: Eyewitness Art

Traces the history of watercolor, introduces its materials and techniques, and looks at watercolors by major artists . Recommended for ages 10 and up.


Watercolors

Mari Bolte
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 751.422 Bol)
Series: Snap Books. Paint It.

Lively text and step-by-step instructions show how to complete various watercolor art projects. Recommended for ages 10-12.