Clean energy technology is drawing inspiration from nature

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By observing how plants, animals and even mud behave, renewable energy innovators are uncovering new ideas. Use this interesting article with students in years 4 – 10 studying any science. It would be particularly suited to those studying energy generation and efficiency as well as those interested in biomimicry.

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Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body, Genetics, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Materials

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy