Ideas from Nature

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124593

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Description

Engineers often look to nature to help them solve problems. Read about human technologies that have been inspired by animals and plants.

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
ATOS
DRA
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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