Design Like Nature: Biomimcry for a Healthy Planet

Clendenan, M., Woolcock, K.R.
This timely and engaging Canadian resource introduces students to the science of biomimicry. Through a broad sampling of topics, the text explores how to use design and engineering found in nature as an inspiration to address complex challenges facing the planet today and make the world a better place. Child-friendly text and interesting visuals clearly explain the concepts while allowing for individual interpretation and personal inquiry. Suitable as a class read aloud, a supplementary text for study of living things and their environments, for independent reading, environmental clubs, and class libraries.
Applied Design, Skills & Technology
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