From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317644

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Description

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between gecko feet and a new adhesive tape. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how gecko feet inspired the invention of an adhesive. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

Reading Level
Lexile
960L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.2
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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