Nature Did It First: Engineering Through Biomimicry

Karen Ansberry (Author) Jennifer Dirubbio (Illustrator)
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Description

Part playful poetry, part nonfiction information, this kid--friendly introduction to biomimicry highlights the remarkable ways plants and animals have helped us solve some of our toughest engineering challenges. One well--known example of biomimicry is the invention of Velcro -- inspired by the sticky burrs from a plant. Discover six more ways nature did first! Back matter includes a glossary and a STEM challenge activity to use at home or in the classroom.

Product Details

Price
$8.95  $8.23
Publisher
Dawn Publications (CA)
Publish Date
May 01, 2020
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.6 X 0.1 X 9.8 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781584696582
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About the Author

Jennifer DiRubbio is both a passionate artist and an avid environmentalist. She has been active as an artist for several organizations that promote nature and a healthy planet. Jennifer graduated with a BFA from Pratt Institute in 1992. She keeps her home and studio in Merrick, New York, as "green" and environmentally sound as possible, where her husband and two young children also work and play.