- Learn about biomimicry.
- Learn about engineering design and redesign.
- Learn about patents.
- Learn how engineering can help solve society’s challenges.
- Learn about teamwork and problem solving.
As a result of this activity, students should develop an understanding of:
- engineering design
Students explore how engineers have incorporated systems, materials, and methods from nature into man-made products, materials, and methods found in all industries. Students look to natural examples to create on paper a structure or system that would support people living on the moon. They consider patenting options and present their ideas to the class.
Alignment to Curriculum Frameworks
Curriculum alignment sheet is included in PDF.