Book Description: You have decided to compete in a science fair. You want to do a unique project, but you have no ideas. What do you do? Where do you start?Ed Sobey's How to Build Your Own Prize-Winning Robot guides readers through the most important elements in the field of robotics. Readers will learn how to build a robot using electronics, motors, computers, and a variety of other household materials. By carrying out the projects in the book, young scientists will become familiar with electric motors, motor control, electric voltages, circuit boards, and servos. For those who have created a great robot and want to show it off, there is a list of the national and international robotics contests, as well as hints for unique robotic designs. Also included are clubs and organizations and robotic component suppliers.