Fishy robot outswims the school

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Researchers build a fake fish that proves mighty fine at fin-flapping. Use this article about a technological development as an example of biomimicry being used by engineers to improve systems. It would be suited to students in years 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 studying Biological, Physical or Chemical Sciences.

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

Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Materials

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy