How Is a Bandage Like a Worm?
Medicine Imitating Nature
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Imitating Nature
Medicine is always improving. One way doctors find new treatments is by observing nature. By studying animals like spiders and sharks, doctors can help their patients heal faster and more efficiently with biomimicry. This title explores how biomimicry is used in surgeries, in healing wounds, and more.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
“[I]ntroduces the concept of biomimicry to primary-grade readers by spotlighting how certain animals have inspired different inventions in STEM fields.”—Booklist
Author: Walt Brody
Walt Brody writes nonfiction books for children, covering topics from science to mythology. He lives in Minnesota.