Beastly bionics : rad robots, brilliant biomimicry, and incredible inventions inspired by nature (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Beastly bionics : rad robots, brilliant biomimicry, and incredible inventions inspired by nature

Author: Jennifer Swanson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020]
Series: National Geographic kids.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Did you know that scientists have developed a bionic tool shaped like an elephant's trunk that helps lift heavy objects? Or that the needle-like pointed beak of the kingfisher bird encouraged engineers in Japan to change the design of the Shinkansen "bullet trains" to reduce noise? Across multiple fields of study and methods of problem-solving, scientists are turning to biomimicry, or engineering inspired by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Illustrated works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Swanson
ISBN: 9781426336737 142633673X 9781426336744 1426336748
OCLC Number: 1112792996
Target Audience: Ages 7-10.; Grades 2-3.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Beastly solutions --
Beastly helpers --
Beastly energy --
Beastly healers.
Series Title: National Geographic kids.
Responsibility: Jennifer Swanson.

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Discover how the natural world inspires innovation in space and technology to create the latest and greatest breakthroughs and discoveries in this exciting book..  Read more...

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