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6 Realistic Robot Movies and TV Episodes for Tweens and Teens

So you want to watch a robot movie with the family and sneak in some science? The challenge is finding G through PG-13 movies that the older kids in the household can handle without rolling their eyes at the more family friendly movies that their younger siblings enjoy? Fortunately there are five movies plus an X-File episode with realistic portrayals of robots. Each offers teachable moments about tele-manipulators, distributed coordination of multi-robot systems, and why insects are great models of intelligence for robots. Sure, the movies are older but, like us parents, they hold up well...

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