EcoRise Curriculum Partnership Breaks Ground in Biomimicry Education

By Sarayu Adeni, Global Partnerships Manager, EcoRise Youth Innovations

Consider the peacock feather. Who knew that such intriguing colors could be created without manufactured paints and dyes? What about the solid, compact structure of a snail shell…could we build storm-proof housing like that for humans?

These are some basic applications of biomimicry: a field of science that promotes a ‘nature as mentor’ approach to design. The answers to humanity’s most pressing challenges, biomimicry experts say, lie in existing natural processes and structures. [Click Here to Read More at Green Schools National Network]