Sea Shells, Project Based Learning - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

Sea shells are like little jewels. But they are also hard and tough. This resource is perfect if you want something exciting for a project-based learning unit. Enter the fascinating world of shells. The resource includes a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities. The aim is to inspire students to ask questions, study sea life to design and solve problems.

Looking for something exciting for a summer unit?

An idea for a beach project?

These activities are fun and engaging.

Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change.

  1. A short introduction to biomimicry.

  2. What I know about seashellsseashellsSeashells

  3. Ways to find out about sea shells

  4. I Love seashells because. . .

  5. Acrostic poem 2x

  6. Beautiful patterns

  7. Fascinating Facts about Sea Shells

  8. Gallery of Sea Shells

  9. Light Dance—Sea shells - mind map

  10. Bioluminescence - Design a playground or house

  11. Random inspiration - Design challenge

  12. Craft

  13. How to use biomimicry and mindmaps in the classroom

  14. Book Tips

  15. Poster x2 color and black and white

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Why am I qualified to write these biomimicry resources? I am a member of BEN - Biomimicry Education Network - and a curator of educational resources at BEN. I am the author of the book Biomimicry with Theo & Tuva: Nature spotting inspires wild ideas. In 2015, I completed a course in Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

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• This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size.

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Created: Apr 26, 2019

Updated: Dec 29, 2019

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