Each slide in this collection includes links to sources with more information. This would be a great collection to share with students when introducing the topic of biomimicry as it includes a wide variety of innovations and inspiring organisms.
From the publication:
“Imitation is the most sincere of flattery, and for years, humans have been using animals as inspiration for everything from fashion to architecture. In the engineering world, this is called biomimicry. And you may be surprised by how many inventions have truly been inspired by animal design and behavior. Here are 20 of the coolest examples.”