Creepy & Crawly

Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin and five other technologies inspired by reptiles and insects. Students will follow the stories of remarkable people working in STEM fields who have developed these life-changing technologies.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Animals, STEM, STEM: Life Science/Animals
Copyright 2019
Publisher Full Tilt Press
Imprint Full Tilt Press
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2018-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF061010, JNF051120
Dewey 629.8
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 690
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Tessa Miller