Inspired by Nature

How can observing the natural world help us find solutions to human problems?

Science, STEM
Key Content
needs of living things, biomimicry, design thinking, engineering, animal adaptations
Green Tree Frog sits on a leaf

Students explore the structures and behaviors of plants and animals that protect them from danger or otherwise increase their chance of survival. By performing observations, constructing explanations, and building on prior experiences, students design nature-inspired solutions to a student-identified problem faced by humans.