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Hello and Good day Colleagues: I am through education, an illustrator, and both an industrial , and graphic designer. I have been for the last 11 years been a design and technology educator in a secondary public high school on the south shore of Massachusetts. I am also an avid wilderness canoe camper and skin and scuba diver, and a big fan of the…[Read more]
Does anyone offer workshops to K-12 Educators to introduce them to biomimicry and provide classroom materials for them to take into their classes?
Hi Daniel, the Biomimicry Institute offers PD workshop for schools and other groups on a contract basis. Depending on location, we can also sometimes make connections to local providers if it is impractical to bring in an instructor from the Institute. Feel free to reach out to us: https://biomimicry.org/contact/
For a project for a company in Rotterdam I am looking for nature’s solution on how to transform light to movement. So far I could come up mainly with plants/photosynthesis. Does anybody know an other solution? To be clear, the question is: How does nature convert light to movement?
Hi Fedde, glad to hear you are bringing nature inspired design to the Netherlands! This forum is meant for educators. You may get a better response to your question in a group focused on industry and application of biomimicry. There are several on LinkedIn which you may find useful. Here is one example: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1485297
Thanks for your reply. I have applied for that group some time ago, but never got accepted. I sent the moderator a message now!
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