Nature + Engineering

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Viewers observe many nature-inspired examples in technology, household items, and health care with the final video in a five-part series on Evolution and Speciation. The video focuses on human engineers inspired by earth's wonders. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge pupils to find other examples of everyday items inspired by nature
  • Discuss other functions nature has mastered better than engineers 
Classroom Considerations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of engineering design
Pros
  • Works well in traditional or flipped classes
  • Links to other science videos
Cons
  • None