Safety Inventions Inspired by Nature

Safety Inventions Inspired by Nature

by Lisa J. Amstutz


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How have turtle shells and dandelion seeds helped to make us safer? Learn about some of the best safety innovations that have been inspired by the outside world. Each full-color spread details one invention and how it has been inspired by nature. Text is directly connected to Next Generation Science Standard 1-LS1-1 and can be used for STEM and STEAM initiatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977110084
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2019
Series: Inspired by Nature
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lisa Amstutz is the author of seven science books for children, one adult nonfiction title and many magazine and newspaper articles. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science/Ecology. Lisa taught outdoor education for several years and still enjoys sharing her love of nature with children. Lisa lives on a six-acre hobby farm in rural Ohio with her husband and four children.

Table of Contents

Ideas from Nature 4

Search Like a Snake 6

Watch Your Head! 8

Catching the Waves 10

Ants to the Rescue 12

Fighting Germs 14

A Bug's Eye View 16

Spiderweb Glass 18

From Bats to Scanners 20

Glossary 22


Internet Sites 23

Critical Thinking Questions 24

Index 24

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