Huge robotic creatures at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

Sharjah Children's Reading Festival
The edutainment event will run from 11th May to 22nd May

An unmissable launch of an innovative Robot Zoo Exhibition at The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival ( SCRF ). The edutainment concept will run from 11th May to 22nd May. at Expo Centre Sharjah.

The 13th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival aims at children’s edutainment with the theme ‘Create Creativity’ and the Robot Zoo is a novel addition to it.

The event is organised by Sharjah Book Authority ( SBA ). Eight animal robots and 15 hands-on
activities are available for children to learn the master-planned machinery and magic in nature that turns ordinary animals into complex machines.

Visitors at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival will witness huge robotic creatures, illustrating the fascinating real life characteristics of even the smallest species at the Robot Zoo Exhibit.

Young visitors can see how powerful springs can launch a robot grasshopper into the air. See how a robot bat locates prey in the dark using special equipment.

The demonstrations are meant to help children love and develop a sense of harmony with their fellow beings on earth.

Shock absorbers and pumps are used to demonstrate the mechanisms that make animals tick. Cutaways are used to present the insides of animals.

By comparing the anatomy, environments and size of the actual creatures to their mechanized counterparts, The Robot Zoo provides fantastic new insights and hands-on fun to children who are curious to know how animals work.

The exhibit is based on the book The Robot Zoo which was conceived, edited and designed by Marshall Editions of London, England.

Through a host of easily recognizable machine parts and gadgets, the life mechanisms and anatomy of animals
and insects are explained to young children.


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