Why not use cones as inspiration for bold new designs of houses or
cities? Let this Forest Cone resource push your students to study cones
with a biomimicry lens. Exciting insights and ideas might emerge while
learning about how cones open and close depending on the level of
These science activities are fun and engaging!
Contact me at [email protected] if you have any questions, thanks.
This engaging Forest package contains:
1. Why teach biomimicry
2. Getting Started Guide
3. Things I love about cones
4. Acrostic poem
5. Describe a cone
6. Fibonacci numbers
7. Design challenge – Fibonacci numbers
8. Design a city – – Fibonacci numbers
9. Scales open and close
10. Story writing -planning
11. Write a story about innovation
12. How to use biomimicry in the classroom – inspiration and ideas
Reviews of other Think Dive – Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products:
Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry
“This 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!”
Why am I qualified to write these environment and biomimicry resources?
In 2015, I completed a course in Making Sense of Climate Change Denial
at the University of Queensland. I was 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. I took part in the Biomimicry Design
Challenge in 2021.
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