This kit is perfect for ecosystem, habitat or biome units--and a must for units on biomimicry. Students discover innovations inspired by the freshwater biome 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 the freshwater biome:
✿ Fish Schools and Wind Turbines
✿ Kingfishers and Bullet Trains
✿ Lotuses and Water-Repellant Fabric
✿ Mosquitos and Needles
✿ Wetlands and Water Treatment
✿ Whirlpools and Water Tanks
✿ 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
• Desert Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Tropical Rainforests 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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