Rockin' Robot Facts How many robots are there in the world? There are 8.6 million robots in the world, used for everything from building cars, to helping surgeons save patients, to fun toys like Dash, Dot and Sphero that we'll play with during KCDC Robot Week! How small have humans made robots? Microscopic! Researchers have made tiny robots as small as 60 micrometers (about the width of a human hair). That's so small move than 200 of them could line up on a single M&M! When did people start thinking about human-like robots? People have designed robots for a long time! Designs of the first human-like machine were drawn up by Leonardo da Vinci in 1495. Rad Robot Week Programs Categories Dinosaur Week 2018 discount days events farm week 2018 holidays Hy-Vee Free Family Fun Nights Insect-o-Rama Week 2018 KCDC Cares kindergarten readiness Little Builders Week 2018 major event member events Puzzle Pieces Rad Robot Week 2018 Serious Fun Mondays Shark Week 2018 Soap Suds and Bubbles Week 2018 special hours event Super Sensory Week thankorama The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit Wacky World of Water Week 2018 Winter Fun 2018 Stream Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream December 2018 Dec 2018 There are no upcoming events to display at this time. December 2018 Dec 2018 Subscribe to filtered calendar Add to Timely Calendar Add to Google Add to Outlook Add to Apple Calendar Add to other calendar Export to XML Latest KCDC News In the News: Topeka Metro bus drivers teach kids about public transportation the fun way In the News: Comedy is comedy for kids and adults, an interview with Mo Willems Winter Weather Safety Tips from Dr. Holly Serk In the News: Power Players: Retired physician seeks to help health of Topeka’s young people In the News: State of Education looks at Topeka’s cradle through career successes, challenges Snow Fun! Snow Art at Home 50,000 nails, 10,000 wood blocks, 6,000 screws Thank-O-Rama: Our Favorite Cards A Sweet Museum! Thanks for Playing, Scott Dual Language Magnet Elementary School!