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Mimic Makers: Biomimicry Inventors Inspired by Nature



by
Kristen Nordstrom
illustrated by
Paul Boston

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Charlesbridge
Imprint
Charlesbridge
ISBN
9781580899475
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Who’s the best teacher for scientists, engineers, AND designers?

Mother nature, of course!

When an inventor is inspired by nature for a new creation, they are practicing something called biomimicry. Meet ten real-life scientists, engineers, and designers who imitate plants and animals to create amazing new technology. An engineer shapes the nose of his train like a kingfisher’s beak. A scientist models her solar cell on the mighty leaf. Discover how we copy nature’s good ideas to solve real-world problems!Brief biographies of the “mimic makers” mentioned in book. “More About Biomimicry.” Author's note. “How to Be a Mimic Maker.” Selected bibliography. Suggestions for further information. Full-color illustrations were created in Photoshop from scanned pencil sketches.

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Format

Print

Page Count

48

Trim Size

8 1/2" x 11"

Dewey

610.28

AR

0: points 0

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Oct 2021

Book Genres

Picture Book, Narrative Nonfiction

Topics

Biomimicry. Inventions. Inventors. Technological innovations. Nature and the natural world. 

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