Sustainable Development Goal 13 is about climate action. But what does climate action mean, and why do we need to act now? Climate action refers to...
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APRENDIENDO DE LA NATURALEZA
BIOMIMICRY. Let’s break it down. “Bio” means life and “mimicry” means to imitate. Biomimicry means to imitate life or nature. Have you heard the expression, “Nature knows best?” Well, biomimicry is a way of learning from nature. Through observing nature in action we can use that knowledge to inspire new ideas!
[ to imitate nature ]
You can be the one that invents a “new solution to clean the air or a new rooftop”, one that is natural, one that does not pollute, one that adapts to the needs of our planet and then to our needs.
“The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved”.
Richard Rogers (1933-),
You will be amazed by textures, colours, patterns, reactions
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Inventing with Plants
VELCRO® fasteners are pretty cool, but what would you think if the idea came from living things? Jessi and Squeaks talk about the sticky seeds that inspired them!
Biomimicry Is More Than Just Good Design
In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, I look at biomimicry. Specifically how biomimicry can not only lead to a nature-inspired design for architecture and materials, but also for better relationships, activism, and communities.
How Dolphins Communicate
Nat Geo Kids makes it fun to explore your world with weird, wild, and wacky videos! Videos featuring awesome animals, cool science, funny pets, and more, are made just for curious kids like you. So pick a topic you love and start watching today!
Top creaciones y diseños inspirados en la naturaleza (Biomimética).
Creaciones y diseños inspirados en la naturaleza.
Qué es la Biomimética
DR Eduardo Favret / Investigador del INTA/ CONICET nos enseÑa quÉ es la Biomimética: La naturaleza que nos deslumbra.
Te invitamos a revisar un vídeo resumen de la Biomimética, el tema del año del Programa Explora de CONICYT.
What if we told you that the most powerful laboratory in the world doesn’t have any microscopes, safety goggles, or walls? When it comes to figuring out efficient solutions, no human lab can compete with nature. That’s because evolution and natural selection work like an experiment: as nature’s conditions change, designs can either succeed or fail.
This nature-inspired wind turbine is shaped like a tree
NewWind has designed a generator with 63 micro wind turbines that look like leaves on a tree. The company wants to encourage sustainable living in urban environments with its quiet, aesthetically pleasing product.
Mimicry: A World of Imposters
Don’t trust your eyes. These mimics will have you questioning reality.
Expositor: Bruno Grossi, Biólogo chileno; Doctor en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva; Académico e Investigador de la Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas de la Universidad de Chile y Ganador del Premio IgNobel 2015.
Biomimética del cóndor
Los extremos curvados de las alas en los aviones comerciales están basados en las terminaciones de las alas de grandes aves como el cóndor, el águila y la cigüeña
La biomimética es una disciplina a través de la cual se genera tecnología basada en la imitación de mecanismos de la naturaleza.
"Godzilla in Polynesia"
Joaquin Monsalve. 3 years old
Emaan Ammad. 3 years old
Hannah Alvarez. 1 years old
Siena Osío. 6 years old
"The car that flies"
Camila García. 5 years old
"Waking up the world"
Veronica Kibbe Diaz. 7 years old
Maximiliano Freytes-Arias. 9 years old
"My flower bed"
Santiago Salazar. 8 years old
Sabrina Natera Aguilar. 9 years old
"Water without bacteria for the community"
María Victoria Granado González. 10 years old
Elena Salazar. 12 years old
Isabella Martinez. 15 years old
"The Whale Vacuum"
Zahra Harji. 11 years old