What is a robot? At its core, a robot is a machine designed to do an activity in place of a person. In science fiction, we imagine humanoid robots that walk, talk, and generally look and act similar to humans. But most robots in the world today look very different.
Robots can be…
- A Roomba vacuum
- NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover
- A remote-controlled toy car or plane
- A drone, which might carry a camera or package
- A mechanical arm programmed to build a car, or one that doctors control to perform a surgery
…and much more!
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