The temperate rainforests biome inspires biomimicry innovation--or copying nature. Six origami riddle cards unfold to reveal six real-world innovations inspired by adaptations in damp, leafy, temperate rainforests.
It's also found in my Trait Mountain STEM Lesson Plans.
★★ View myBiomimicry Discovery Cards Demo for a peek at what's inside. ★★
★★ View myBiomimicry Discovery Cards Assembly Tutorial to learn how to assemble the cards. ★★
The kit includes these six infinite origami cards based on inventions inspired in temperate forest biomes:
✿ Thistles and Burrs and Velcro
✿ Birds and Airplanes
✿ Cats Eyes and Road Reflectors
✿ Bats and Radar
✿ Forest Floor and Carpet Tiles
✿ Maples Seeds and Drones
✿ 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
• card stock
• paper cutter or exacto knife and sharp edge
• hot glue gun
MORE BIOMIMICRY DISCOVERY CARD BIOMES:
OTHER DISCOVERY CARDS SERIES
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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.