Nature inspired design

Bring nature into the classroom & change your students' perception of the natural world (DT & Science, KS2-3)


Nature is one of the best models we have for a sustainable, regenerative way of life. In this resource, students will learn about nature-inspired design – biomimicry – and will be encouraged to look at nature with fresh eyes.

Throughout history, people have taken inspiration from nature to solve human problems, and in these three learning sequences, students will explore and identify some of the time-tested strategies that organisms and ecosystems have used to solve problems over millions of years of adaptation and evolution. Inspired by nature, they will work collaboratively to generate their own design solution.

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