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Applying design from nature

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Velcro was invented by Swiss engineer George de Mestral in 1941 after he removed burrs from his dog and decided to take a closer look at how they worked. Biomimicry Examples, Animal Adaptations, Science And Nature, Life Science, Science Fair, Science Lessons, Stem Activities, Teamwork Activities, Educational Activities

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

Velcro is widely known example of biomimicry. You may have worn shoes with velcro straps as a youngster and you can certainly look forward to wear

Sharkskin-inspired swimsuits received a lot of media attention during the 2008 Summer Olympics when the spotlight was shining on Michael Phelps. Stem Projects For Kids, Stem For Kids, Biomimicry Examples, Middle School Activities, Animal Adaptations, Michael Phelps, Project Based Learning, Summer Olympics, Historical Photos

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

Sharkskin-inspired swimsuits received a lot of media attention during the 2008 Summer Olympics when the spotlight was shining on Michael Phelps.

Inefficiency doesn't last long in nature. As a result, human engineers and designers often look to Mother Nature for solutions to modern problems. Biomimicry Examples, Elements Of Nature, Humpback Whale, Wind Power, How To Increase Energy, Mother Nature, Mammals, Earth, Amazing

8 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

Inefficiency doesn't last very long in nature so human engineers and designers have been increasingly looking to Mother Nature for solutions to their problems.

The lotus flower is sort of like the sharkskin of dry land. The flower's micro-rough surface naturally repels dust and dirt particles, keeping its Biomimicry Examples, Speck Of Dust, Lotus Leaves, Elements Of Nature, White Lotus, Things Under A Microscope, Mother Nature, Wilderness, Sparkling Clean

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

The lotus flower is sort of like the sharkskin of dry land. The flower's micro-rough surface naturally repels dust and dirt particles, keeping its

Birds have been able to boost the distance they're able to fly by more than 70 percent though the use of the V-shape. Scientists have discovered t Biomimicry Examples, Animal Adaptations, Structure And Function, Elements Of Nature, Creativity And Innovation, Make Design, Mother Nature, Jets, Birds

8 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

Inefficiency doesn't last very long in nature so human engineers and designers have been increasingly looking to Mother Nature for solutions to their problems.

The Stenocara beetle is a master water collector. The small black bug lives in a harsh, dry desert environment and is able to survive thanks to the un Biomimicry Examples, Black Beetle, Desert Environment, Structure And Function, Water Collection, First Grade Reading, Creativity And Innovation, Industrial Revolution, Design Thinking

8 Amazing Examples of Biomimicry

Inefficiency doesn't last very long in nature so human engineers and designers have been increasingly looking to Mother Nature for solutions to their problems.

durable plastic coverings that meet military durability standards are used for Motorola's and were inspired by analyzing lobster shells. Natural World, Design Inspiration, Product Design, Shells, Military, Meet, Plastic, Inspired, Style

durable plastic coverings that meet military durability standards are used for Motorola's i560 and were inspired by analyzing lobster shells.

Termite dens look otherworldly, but they are surprisingly comfortable places to live. While the temperature outside swings wildly throughout the d Outside Swing, Biomimicry Examples, Elements Of Nature, Lever Action, Imagines, Solar Power, San Francisco Skyline, Mother Nature

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

Termite dens look otherworldly, but they are surprisingly comfortable places to live. While the temperature outside swings wildly throughout the d

Lazer's superskin helmet uses the technology, and from a distance it looks like any other lid.: lazer's superskin helmet uses the technology, and from a distance it looks like any other lid. Dirt Bike Helmets, Bicycle Helmet, Riding Helmets, Lazer Helmets, Helmets For Sale, New Helmet, Biker Gear, Buy Motorcycle, Open Face

Superskin Helmet - using a special new technology that mimics nature’s own simple design – skull and skin.