Giraffes Freebie | PBL STEAM Biomimicry Design Inspired by Nature

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Asa Jomard - Think Dive
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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? Here is a biomimicry Freebie to make your science project for younger students, Kindergarten to Grade 3, both fun and educational.

If you've never used biomimicry before this lesson plan will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities. Using this resource is a great way to inspire students to ask questions, study animals and use creative thinking to explore ideas. Biomimicry is based on the idea that students can take inspiration from nature when solving problems. Your students will love learning and exploring this innovative approach to problem-solving.

Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change.

Giraffes have long necks and long dark tongues. They are endangered fascinating gentle giants. Here they provide inspiration for new ideas. You’ll find everything you need to feel inspired, get creative and engage young students.

You'll save time by downloading this easy to use introduction to Biomimicry - Bio means Life and Mimic means to imitate life and nature.

What are you waiting for? Download this fun, educational and engaging biomimicry resource now and give your students a science activity they'll love.

This resource has been prepared so that your students can use it on digital devices. I have selected suitable slides for you, you need to insert text boxes and you can also add instructions for your students. There is also a short assessment with a couple of questions.

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Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry

"This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!"

Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS

"Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!"

Why am I qualified to write these biomimicry resources? I was a member of BEN - Biomimicry Education Network - and a curator of educational resources at BEN. I am the author of the book Biomimicry with Theo & Tuva: Nature spotting inspires wild ideas. In 2015, I completed a course in Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. I took part in the Biomimicry Design Challenge in 2021.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs. Examples of human problems that can be solved by mimicking plant or animal solutions could include designing clothing or equipment to protect bicyclists by mimicking turtle shells, acorn shells, and animal scales; stabilizing structures by mimicking animal tails and roots on plants; keeping out intruders by mimicking thorns on branches and animal quills; and, detecting intruders by mimicking eyes and ears.
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats. Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.


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