Safety Inventions Inspired by Nature

Safety Inventions Inspired by Nature

by Lisa J. Amstutz

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Overview

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

Read More 23

Internet Sites 23

Critical Thinking Questions 24

Index 24

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