A Catalyst article describing how new materials can be designed by studying natural materials and how they work. In particular the development of Velcro, military fabric, swimwear and waterproofing is looked at. These products were developed by scientific study of natural products such as plant burrs, pinecones,...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:
*Increasing the number of girls studying computing
*Inclusion in computing
*Network of Excellence and CAS Hubs
*Learning about programming through knitting
*Programming with GameMaker