Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future Review

Nomad Press is proud to release the latest title in the Build It Yourself Series. My seven year old builder, Adam and his young assistant, Hannah immediately wanted to start making the 20 projects in the book, Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology by Kathy Ceceri and illustrated by Sam Carbaugh.

This highly engaging book for children ages 9-12 is packed with information about “designing, building and operating robots”. My own children are ages 7, 6 and 5 were able to read (my seven year old) the text and complete many of the projects with just a bit of assistance and supervision from me.

Most of the projects can be completed with common household objects and my kids favorites included mixing up a “Fruberry Robot Skin” using borax and food coloring. They were also excited to introduce me to “Bot” their designed “Robotic Hand”.

As a home educator, I am able to incorporate this book in to our science classroom with lessons using “Words to Know” and investigating the “Fun Facts” throughout the book.

Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future is appealing because it tackles a subject that can be intimidating and makes it exciting and applicable for boys and girls of all ages.

You can purchase this book from Nomad Press for the SRP of only $15.95!

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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