In today's wired world, robots are everywhere: in the movies, on TV, in space, in computer games. This fact-filled book introduces the concept of a robot, and examines the many uses of robots in science, entertainment and industry. Definitions of vocabulary words are provided on each page, as well as activities on building your own robots. The Discover Science series will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With age-appropriate language and an eye-catching design, this series gives young readers answers to fundamental questions about the human body, animals, planet Earth and the Solar System. At the back of each book, science experiments, colorful craft activities and notes for parents and teachers will help every reader get creative as they learn.