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Biomimicry

This resource looks at how biomimicry enables engineers to take ideas from the natural world to develop new products and designs. The specific example of gecko tape is used to illustrate this. Students play a game of pairs where they need to match technology with the animal or plant which inspired its development. They then work in groups to design a future technology and annotating their sketch to explain how it has been inspired by nature. The resource also looks at the careers available in the RAF.

 

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