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What child doesn't want to know how things work? Introduce a young reader in your life to how nature works and inspires innovation to help solve some of our toughest engineering challenges. This kid-friendly, beautiful introduction to biomimicry is half playful rhymes and half nonfiction, perfect for ages 5 and up. Nature does it best ... and did it first! Explore the ways we have looked to nature for brilliant new designs and innovations to solve our own conundrums. Each example in nature is paired with a fun, rhyming description, an example of how it has been used by us, and a question to the reader--"what other problems can be solved?" Learn fascinating examples of biomimicry, like: How burrs inspired Velcro How grooved gecko feet inspired adhesive How bumpy whale flippers inspired windmill blades and surfboards And more! Back matter includes: A glossary for words like echolocation and adhesive A STEM Challenge activity perfect for your home or classroom

Nature Did It First

SKU: 9781584696575
  • Author

    Ansberry, Karen
  • Publication Date

    2020-05-01 00:00:00
  • Publisher

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