Have you ever wondered why airplanes look so much like birds?
The laws of physics cause size, shape, and function of things that fly to be similar.
→ So what came first, the bird or the airplane?
A: The bird obviously!
Fact: for hundreds of year people have copied the habits and physical structures of organisms to solve problems. This is called BIOMIMICRY. To learn more about biomimicry, check our the War of the Wingalings lesson.
Design a Solution
Solve a problem using inspiration from a living organism!
Using the Research & Design worksheet, solve a problem. If you cannot think of a problem to solve, choose one from the list. But try to use those brain cells first.
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