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The Real-World Science Supplement
to Scholastic News.
people who plan, build, and test new machines to solve problems
Some engineers design airplane engines.
the imitation or copying of nature to develop new technologies
Engineers sometimes use biomimicry to design robots based on certain animal traits.
plans created for a specific purpose
Scientists have created designs to make a robot that runs like a cheetah.
a type of engineer who designs, builds, and tests robots
A roboticist is a type of scientist who designs robots.
a device that detects a physical property (like movement) and responds by sending a signal
Automatic doors open when a person crosses a sensor.