Biomimicry and the Built Environment. Introduction to Biomimicry for Fourth Grade. Where do ideas come from?. BIOMIMICRY. BIOMIMICRY. BIO – Life Mimicry – copy or emulate. So, what does this mean to YOU?. T-shirt that wicks sweat like a horned lizard.
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Introduction to Biomimicry
for Fourth Grade
Where do ideas come from?
So, what does this mean to YOU?
T-shirt that wicks sweat like a horned lizard
Vitamins based on the diet of forest apes
Fasteners that stick like burrs
Shoe soles that grip like a mountain goat
Underwear that breathe like stomates of plants
Clothing colored without dyes like a butterfly, a peacock, or a sea slug
Sandwich bags that biodegrade like tethers of blue mussel and zip closed like a feather
Systems interconnected like trees in a old-growth forest
Computers as fast as neurons
Computer screens that create color the same way as wings of a butterfly
What possibilities can you imagine?
What creatures will inspire you?
Can YOU look to nature for inspiration?
It’s your future.