Introducing spider (inspired) cam

Word Count / Video Length: 345 / 0:33 mins

Researchers develop a small and highly effective depth sensor. Use this article to discuss with students the importance of biological adaptations in the development of new technology. It would be suited to students in years 5, 8, and 10 studying Biological or Physical Sciences.

Contextual numerical questions included.

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Years: 5, 8, 10


Biological Sciences – The Body, Genetics, Living Things

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Physical Sciences – Energy