The grasslands biome inspires biomimicry innovation--or copying nature
. Six origami riddle cards unfold to real-world six real innovations inspired by adaptations in the prairies and savannas of the grasslands.
This kit, perfect for ecosystem, habitat, biome units and biomimicry units.
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.
★★ View my Biomimicry Discovery Cards Demo
for a peek at what's inside. ★★
★★ View my Biomimicry Discovery Cards Assembly Tutorial
to learn how to assemble the cards. ★★
The kit includes these six infinite origami cards based on inventions inspired by the grassland biome:
✿ Bees and Appliances
✿ Bluebirds and Lasers
✿ Green Leaves and Solar Energy
✿ Kangaroos and Skin Protection
✿ Moths and Solar Panels
✿ Prairies and Farms
ALSO AVAILABLE IN A BUNDLE:
• Land Biomes Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit Bundle (36 cards/6 terrestrial biomes)
• Biomes Bundle: All Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kits Bundle (48 cards/8 biomes)
• Trait Mountain with All Land Biomes Biomimicry Discovery Card Kits (30 additional cards/5 additional biomes)
• Trait Mountain with All Biomes Biomimicry Discovery Card Kits: (42 additional cards/7 additional biomes)
✿ 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, and
✿ Links to my Biomimicry Discovery Card YouTube tutorials
To create these templates you just need:
• a color printer
• paper cutter or exacto knife and sharp edge
• hot glue gun
MORE BIOMIMICRY DISCOVERY CARD BIOMES
• Desert Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Freshwater Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Marine Waters Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Taiga Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Temperate Forest Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Tropical Rainforests Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Tundra Biome Biomimicry Discovery Cards Kit
• Trait Mountain STEM Lesson Plans
OTHER DISCOVERY CARDS SERIES
• STEM Discovery Cards
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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.
Keywords: biomimicry, inventions, origami, STEAM, STEM, NGSS 1-LS3-1, NGSS 1.LS3.1, NGSS 1-LS1-2, NGSS 1.LS1.2, NGSS 1-LS1-1, NGSS 1.LS1.1. savannah, prairies.