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Nature-inspired contraptions

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Did you know that nature is the world's largest science and engineering lab? Learn how designers and engineers use biomimicry to create or improve products. Animimics are the designers and engineers who are inspired by the genius of nature. Using a science called biomimicry, they rely on nature's 3.8 billion years of experience to research and create new or improved designs, materials, and systems. From road reflectors to water collectors, nature has inspired all kinds of useful contraptions to help solve problems in our human societies and try to improve the world. This title supports NGSS for Engineering Design.

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Geneva Public Library j608 K (Text)
Ground Floor Children's Nonfiction
52118301022452
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  • ISBN: 9781641564557
  • ISBN: 1641564555
  • ISBN: 9781641565813
  • ISBN: 1641565810
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Bio-fastening systems -- Animal-inspired materials -- Eye-inspired products -- Helping aids.
Summary, etc.:
Did you know that nature is the world's largest science and engineering lab? Learn how designers and engineers use biomimicry to create or improve products. Animimics are the designers and engineers who are inspired by the genius of nature. Using a science called biomimicry, they rely on nature's 3.8 billion years of experience to research and create new or improved designs, materials, and systems. From road reflectors to water collectors, nature has inspired all kinds of useful contraptions to help solve problems in our human societies and try to improve the world. This title supports NGSS for Engineering Design.
Target Audience Note:
1030L Lexile
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Subject: Biomimicry > Juvenile literature.
Biomimetics > Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations > Juvenile literature.
Inventions > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Juvenile literature.
Engineering design > Juvenile literature.
Biotechnology > Juvenile literature.
Technology > Juvenile literature.
Biomimicry.
Inventions.
Biomimicry.
Inventions.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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