Nature-Inspired Problem Solving

Students in Science Connections are wrapping up a study of Biomimicry. In Biomimicry, scientists, engineers, and inventors explore nature's way of solving problems and then incorporate those solutions into technologies to improve our lives. In class, students first learned about examples of biomimicry that already exist. Next, they read about adaptations of some extreme plants and animals, which inspired them to develop their own biomimetic innovations.