This kit is perfect for ecosystem, habitat or biome units--and a must for units on biomimicry. Students discover innovations inspired by deserts in the form of six origami riddle cards.
It's an extension of the six Biomimicry Discovery Cards featured in my Trait Mountain STEM Lesson Plans
--plus two additional computer interactives and the My Biomimicry Discovery Card template.
ALSO AVAILABLE IN A BUNDLE:
• Growing Bundle: Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kits
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The kit includes these six infinite origami cards based on inventions inspired by desert biomes:
✿ Desert Beetles and Water Bottles
✿ Cartwheeling Spiders and Rough-Terrain Robots
✿ Locusts and Anti-Collision Systems
✿ Saguaro Cacti and Architecture
✿ Termites and Office Buildings
✿ Tumbleweed and Desert Robots
✿ 6 PDF biomimicry card templates
✿ 1 biomimicry backstories computer interactive (and link to online version
✿ 1 What Am I? Game computer interactive (and link to online version
✿ PDF downloads
✿ Links to my Biomimicry Discovery Card YouTube tutorials and
✿ BONUS: My Biomimicry Discovery Card template and tutorial link (for students to make their own Biomimicry Discovery Card)
To create these templates you just need:
• a color printer
• paper cutter or exacto knife and sharp edge
• hot glue gun
• Growing Bundle: Biomes Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kits
• Temperate Forest Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Marine Waters Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Trait Mountain STEM Lesson Plans
Biomimicry Discovery Cards are a compelling way to engage young learners and get them to think about how nature can inspire technology!
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: This product gives the End User (purchaser) the right to use the lesson plans in their classroom. Please purchase one additional, discounted multi-seat license per classroom if sharing with additional classrooms or for school district use. Thank you!
All projects are aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). See preview file for lesson overview and standards alignment.
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