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Mimic makers : biomimicry inventors inspired by nature / Kristen Nordstrom ; illustrated by Paul Boston.

Nordstrom, Kristen, (author.). Boston, Paul (Illustrator) (Added Author).

"In biomimicry, scientists imitate traits found in nature. An engineer shapes the nose of his bullet train like a kingfisher's beak. A scientist models her solar cell on the mighty leaf. Discover how eight inventors were inspired by animals and plants to create cutting-edge technology"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781580899475
  • ISBN: 1580899471
  • Physical Description: 44 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
880L Lexile
Ages 7-10. Charlesbridge.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 5.0 0.5 0.5 514455
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Subject: Biomimicry > Juvenile literature.
Inventions > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


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Emmaus Public Library J 610.28 NORD (Text) 36446002072695 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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