The Ultimate 3D Printer

Lesson Description In this lesson, students explore how biomimicry could shape a new revolution in product manufacturing: 3D printing After considering the ideas of biomimics,…

Raspberry Solar Power

Lesson Description In this lesson, students consider how photosynthesis, the process that plants use to create energy, is similar to and different from the process…

Carbon, Coral and Concrete

Lesson Description By focusing on coral reef’s ability to collect carbonate and calcium ions from seawater and construct carbonate skeletons. Students are encouraged to notice…

Let’s make it stick – Nature’s Adhesives

Lesson Description Exploring human-made adhesives and adhesion strategies found in nature while learning about the inter molecular forces and chemical properties of adhesives. Exploring van…

Sharing Design Solutions

Lesson Description This lesson provides a framework to help students finalise and share the results of their Biomimicry Challenge project. Lesson Details Time: 110 minutes

Refining the Design

Lesson Description In this lesson, students participate in a peer review and other activities that help them evaluate and improve the design idea they selected…

Creating Nature Inspired Ideas

Lesson Description In this three-part lesson, students begin to generate design ideas from the biological strategies and patterns they discovered in previous lessons.In the first…

Exploring Nature’s Patterns

Lesson Description In this lesson, students learn about patterns, the different ways patterns appear in nature, and how being observant of patterns can support biomimetic…

Exploring Nature’s Solutions

Lesson Description This three-part lesson begins with an outdoor experience in which students practice observing nature with a curious mind and begin speculating about the…

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