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Use reindeer as inspiration to help Santa. Looking for something
exciting for a project based learning unit? This resource focuses on
the study of reindeer. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through
the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire
students to ask questions, study reindeer and use creative thinking to
This package contains:
Introduction – Biomimicry
What we know and what we want to know
1. I love reindeer because. . .
2. Facts about the Reindeer.
3. Ask the snow hare questions about the Reindeer.
4. Ask the Reindeer questions
5. Festive Challenge Mind Map
6. Mind maps
7. Festive Challenge Help Santa
8. Best Reindeer Forward
9. Reindeer Challenge
10. Some interesting things that I have learned
11. Mind Mapping Ideas
12. Biomimicry Ideas
13. Poster color and black and white version
Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products:
Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry
product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I
love the information that is provided about bats – just enough to
intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic
organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners
perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity!
Thanks for such an amazing resource!”
Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians – STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS
“Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!”
12 Days of Christmas, Project Based Learning: Endangered Animals Challenge, NGSS
depth and breadth of this resource blows me away. The students are
going to absolutely love researching, investigating and creating.”
Why am I qualified to write these biomimicry resources? I
am a member of BEN – Biomimicry Education Network – and a curator
of educational resources at BEN. I am the author of the book
Biomimicry with Theo & Tuva: Nature spotting inspires wild ideas.
In 2015, I completed a course in Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design
Methodology at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
This download is a PDF and is formatted in US Letter size. If you would
prefer an alternate sizing A4 or spelling (colour vs color etc.),
please leave me a note in the ‘ask a question section of my store’.