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Engaging resources that help busy teachers challenge their students. My resources inspire students to solve problems using creative and critical thinking. I'm a member of BEN - Biomimicry Educational Network - and a curator of educational resources at BEN. Download my free "Project-based learning Giraffes" now to see how my resources can inspire your students to solve problems and help you create a learning environment in your classroom that is fascinating and captivating.

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Engaging resources that help busy teachers challenge their students. My resources inspire students to solve problems using creative and critical thinking. I'm a member of BEN - Biomimicry Educational Network - and a curator of educational resources at BEN. Download my free "Project-based learning Giraffes" now to see how my resources can inspire your students to solve problems and help you create a learning environment in your classroom that is fascinating and captivating.
Project based learning: Robots - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project based learning: Robots - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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This resource is perfect if you want something exciting for a project based learning unit. It 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 animals, and use creative thinking to design robots. Robots capture children’s imagination. Self-driving cars, robot bees that pollinate flowers, and jumping kangaroo robots may be part of our future. With robots, children can learn to explore dreams and use these dreams to solve problems. These activities are fun and engaging. And great brain workout! Introduction to Biomimicry and What we know and what we want to know Things I love about robos How can you build a robo that can fly. . . Study animals and design a flying robo What do you need to build your robot? Write a story about a robo in space Plan your robo story Questions for a robo story Write your robo story How can you build a robo that can pick up things. . . Study animals and design a robo Write a story about a robo with several arms or. . . What if you could design a robo that can grow like a tree . . . Study animals and design a robo Steps to build a robo What if you could design a robo that can jump. . . Study animals and design a robo Acrostic poem What if you could build a robo that can crawl. . . Study animals and design a robo Describe your animal Picture gallery of robos Sea Lionbot Poem How can you build a robo that can swim. . . Study animals and design a robo Colorful fish Reflection on learning How to use biomimicry in the classroom Questions cards - how to design robos Links and book tips 3 posters Color as well as White background 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #biomimicry #animals #nature #projectbasedlearning #NGSS #robot #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Arctic and Antarctic - Project Based Learning, STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Arctic and Antarctic - Project Based Learning, STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Tackle the most extreme places on Earth. How do animals and plants cope with such extreme cold conditions that are found there? Why is it so cold? And how cold is it? This project based learning unit focuses on Arctic and Antarctic. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study animals and plants, and use creative thinking to explore ideas. This package contains: Introduction - What we know and what we want to know An icy Adventure! What is the Arctic? What is the Antarctic? What is underneath all the ice? Make a tally Facts about the Arctic and Antarctic? What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctic? Will we ever meet? Polar Bears and Penguins Ask the snow hare questions about the Arctic. Ask the leopard seal questions about the Antarctic. Brr - Temperature in the Arctic and the Antarctic No trees! Really, really cold! Why is it so cold in the Arctic and the Antarctic? The Land of the Midnight Sun - pros, cons and interesting things Story writing What can you do to keep warm? What can animals do to keep warm? Footprints in the snow Story writing - plan your story Anti-freeze Study an animal and invent something Feel inspired by penguins actions 20.Some interesting things that I have learned Ideas for crafts Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download consists of two files, UK and US spelling and size. #arctic #antarctic #animals #plants #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard #TES
Project based learning: Giraffes Freebie - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project based learning: Giraffes Freebie - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This freebie focuses on the study of giraffes. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study giraffes and use creative thinking to explore ideas. This activity is fun and engaging. Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change. Giraffes have a long neck and a long dark tongue. They are endangered fascinating gentle giants. Here they provide inspiration for new ideas. An introduction to Biomimicry - Bio means Life and Mimic means to imitate life and nature. You may also like: Project based learning: Moles Freebies - STEAM, Biomimicry Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. This product is a zip file, containing two files, UK and US spelling. #projectbasedlearning #animals #giraffe STEAM #STEM #KS1 #NGSS #biomimicry #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard #tes
Project based learning: Architecture & Design - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project based learning: Architecture & Design - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Designing, building and making things capture children’s imagination. This project based learning unit focuses on architecture and design. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study animals and plants, and use creative thinking to explore ideas. How can you use a lotus flower to make a cosy reading nook? Why would you want to build a floating city? And how can an ant be used to build a huge garbage machine? Students learn to explore dreams and use these dreams to solve problems. These activities are fun and engaging. And great brain workout! Introduction to biomimicry and using prior knowledge Smart cities Floating city Reading or relaxing nook Describe a honeycomb Skyscrapers Draw a house plan Acrostic poem Imagination challenge snails Design a house inspired by shells and snails Futuristic car Story writing - futuristic car Dinosaur bridge Garbage machine Cool rainproof house Song about ants Build a treehouse Green living house What have I learned? How to use biomimicry in the classroom Links and book tips. Three posters Want a resource about designing robots? Check out Project based learning: Robots - STEAM, Biomimicry and Soft Robots: Project Based Learning - STEAM, Biomimicry You may also like Project Based Learning: Robot & Architecture, Design Bundle, STEAM, Biomimicry Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #biomimicry #animals #nature #design #architecture #steam #stem #NGSS #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard#projectbasedlearning
Project based learning: Plastic Pollution & Sea Turtles - Lapbook, Worksheets & Activities
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Project based learning: Plastic Pollution & Sea Turtles - Lapbook, Worksheets & Activities

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This resource focuses on the study of plastic pollution and sea turtles. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using activities to inspire students to ask questions, study plastic pollution and use creative thinking to explore ideas. Explore the problems with plastic pollution from the perspective of a sea turtle. The focus of this resource is on exploring ways to minimise plastic pollution. Cover Pocket with interesting things Make a puzzle with pocket. x3 Different species of sea turtles - endangered Questions about pollution My ideas to reduce plastic waste What I know, What I want to learn, What I learned? A sea turtle has, can, is Imagination challenge - why does a sea turtle eat plastic? Brainstorm a solution My invention Write a story - 3 writing prompts #plasticpollution #plastic #sea #seaturtle #biomimicry #NGSS #KS1 #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #asajomard #tes
Greta Thunberg - Explore suggestions & Solutions, KS1, NGSS
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Greta Thunberg - Explore suggestions & Solutions, KS1, NGSS

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duct Description ”We need a ‘concrete plan’ for climate action.” Ask Greta questions Things that Greta has said or done Venn diagram - Is it fine for students to miss school to protest about the environment? Malizia 2 Sailing, science and education What will happen as the Earth gets warmer? How does climate change affect us? ”And then I want you to act.” ”We need a ‘concrete plan’ for climate action.” Biomimicry - What can we learn from ants about ways to act to make the world a better place? Extra, extra read all about it Climate change reporter - Write a story This resource contains two files, UK and US spelling and size. #gretathunberg #schoolstrikeforclimate #skolstrejkforklimatet #fridayforfuture #malizia2 #biomimicry #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #asajomard #tes
Project Based Learning: Dinosaurs - STEAM, Biomimimicy, KS1, NGSS
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Project Based Learning: Dinosaurs - STEAM, Biomimimicy, KS1, NGSS

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This project-based learning resource focuses on the magnificent dinosaurs. These activities are a perfect way to think about what information is and how we get information. Palaeontologists do not always agree. A great way to get students excited about science. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, and use creative thinking to explore ideas. One biomimicry activity includes using plant-eating dinosaurs as inspiration for new ideas. Why not grow new teeth? Dinosaurs are mysterious and exciting! So this dinosaur unit will surely be a hit with your students. The package contains: Introduction to the unit. What we know, What we think we know, What we want to know. What do you know? What do you want to learn? Ways to find out about dinosaurs What if I found an egg When is an egg a dinosaur egg? Make a tally My Dinosaur Egg Gallery Write a story about a paleontologist who finds a dinosaur egg. Dinosaurs - have, are, can. Dinosaurs are cool because. . . Dinosaurs - have, are, can, what if, how, when, where, Dinosaurs are cool because. . . Draw me How do we know dinosaurs existed? Digging for bones Tricky but cool words Ask the Dinosaurs Sparkling Questions What did they look like? My Gallery of Dinosaurs Put up a display at the Dino Museum I am a dinosaur – perhaps! What if you could solve a dino mystery? - Storywriting What if I found a dino baby? - Storywriting Dinosaur or not a dinosaur - What do you think? Shape Poem Carnivore, Herbivore What did Dinosaurs eat? Haunting but beautiful cries! Write a song. Invent an Instrument. Dinosaur bridge Invent a robot, toy, or car. What if you were a dentist? Inspired by plant-eaters Reflection on the learning. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US size and spelling. #biomimicry #animals #nature #dinosaur #fossil #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Space posters, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS
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Space posters, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? These space posters inspire students to ask questions about space. The posters contain facts and interesting observations that can be used for further research. “Why is it more likely to find life on a purple planet than on a pink planet?” 17 inspiring Space posters. The resource contains the following posters: Sun Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Pink and Purple Planets Exoplanets Aliens Mind-boggling Mind-bogglin Product Format: • This download consists of two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #space #poster #STEAM #STEM #NGSS #alien#sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard #tes #KS1
Cones, Project Based Learning: STEAM, KS1, NGSS, Biomimicry
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Cones, Project Based Learning: STEAM, KS1, NGSS, Biomimicry

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This resource focuses on the study of cones. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities you through to inspire students to ask questions, study cones and use creative thinking to explore ideas. Cones have spirals and they open and close depending upon the level of moisture. Why not use cones as inspiration for bold new designs of houses or cities? These activities are fun and engaging. Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change. Why teach biomimicry Getting Started Guide Things I love about cones Acrostic poem Describe a cone Fibonacci numbers Design challenge - Fibonacci numbers Design a city - - Fibonacci numbers Scales open and close Story writing -planning Write a story about innovation How to use biomimicry in the classroom - inspiration and ideas Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #biomimicry #animals #nature #cones #Fibonacci #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Pattern in Nature - Project based learning, STEAM, KS1, NGSS, Biomimicry
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Pattern in Nature - Project based learning, STEAM, KS1, NGSS, Biomimicry

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This resource is perfect if you want something exciting for a project-based learning unit. Enter the fascinating world of patterns and shapes in nature- from spores, zebras to sunflowers and kiwfruits. The aim is to inspire students to look for patterns and interesting shapes. Looking for something exciting for an animal or plant unit? This package contains Describe the pattern Draw the pattern What if. . . Look for interesting shapes Imagination challenge Why are patterns useful Spores / make a spore print A flower is beautiful because of its pattern An animal is beautiful because of its pattern Complete the patterns Draw your own Pattern Inspired by Nature Practical ideas - pattern mandala, golden ratio animal Looking for a resource about butterflies? Check out Project Based Learning: Caterpillars & Butterflies - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS You may also like Project Based Learning: Insect Bundle - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #nature #pattern #biomimicry #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Growth Mindset  & Banner - KS1
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Growth Mindset & Banner - KS1

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Growth mindset is about more than simply believing that “you can succeed and solve problems if you just try harder”. It is about growth and not just about effort. The package contains. Question cards What is growth mindset? What is fixed mindset? Listen to the growth mindset voice What if. . . Say yes! Letter to a Future Student Brain-stretching How can you make your brain grow? What does growth mindset feel like? Mind hug Write a comic - Pelican & Pelican’t Pelican & Pelican’t story Pelican & Pelican’t Banner color and black/white versions Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #growthmindset #fixedmindset #mind #brainstretching #KS1 #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Project based learning: Bats, KS1,  NGSS, STEAM, Biomimicry
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Project based learning: Bats, KS1, NGSS, STEAM, Biomimicry

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This unit focuses on the study of bats. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study bats and use creative thinking to explore ideas. These activities are fun and engaging. Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change. Bats are fascinating creatures that sometimes have a bad reputation. Here they provide inspiration for new ideas - the focus is on medical applications. Short introduction to biomimicry Ways to find out about bats Interesting things about bats Echolocation in caves Bat anatomy Flexible wings Ideas for healing skin Honduran white bats Tent-making bats Yellow ears, face, nose, legs, and wings - macular disease Explore how studying bats can help humans Fruit bats Nocturnal nuisances or fascinating friends? Bumblebee bats Hanging upside down Questions for a vampire bat Myths and vampire bats Are bats a nuisance? Feel inspired, Be Creative, Make a Change - Use random inspiration to invent something inspired by bats. Reviews of Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download consists of two files, UK and US spelling and size. #projectbasedlearning #animals #mammal #bats #halloween #echolocation #medical #biomimicry #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard #tpt #TES
Project based learning: Environment - Identify Effects, Explore Solutions, STEAM, KS1, NGSS
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Project based learning: Environment - Identify Effects, Explore Solutions, STEAM, KS1, NGSS

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Composting, Water Saving Champion, Eco-Fairy., Earth Day school. Grow your Own Furniture. Fun and Engaging activities that help children to think about ways to reuse, reduce waste, recycle and take care of our Earth. Love and Awe are great motivators for change and that is the main focus in these activities. This package can be used for Earth Day but also throughout the year. The package contains: • Love Earth - Things I Love about Mother Earth • What is fantastic about Trees? • Hearts in nature – cut out and glue from magazines • Who do we share Earth with? What is important when sharing? • Seeing the world from different perspectives • Asking questions about Earth and looking for answers • Story Writing – alien landing on Earth. • I am in awe of. . . • How to become a Water Savings Champion? • The value of things. How to measure? • Earth poem • Earth day poem • Earth day every day – What can we do every day of the week? • Greenilicious Eco Words - dictionary where you can invent your own words and make a drawing. • Sparkling Eco dictionaries – make your own. Explain words and make a drawing. • Composting life cycle • Where does your food come from? • My breakfast, lunch and dinner log • Write a song, rap or poem that celebrates these great animals that help with composting. • Earth Day School • Earth Day in the City. • Shape poem • Take Care of the Earth t-shirt! How to recycle • Doodling t-shirt • A tree planting day adventure – Story writing and planning • Cool ways to persuade someone to reduce, reuse, and recycle. • The 3 R’s - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle - small poster • The 3 R’s - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – things you can do • Things you can recycle • What if I could recycle • Invent a recycle machine or robot • What if there was No Waste – What do different characters think? • No waste - explore the concept • Eco-fairy – What could the fairy do? • Eco-fairy - story writing • Vision of the future – bright and less bright. • Design Challenges! Eco-friendly toy, grow your own furniture. • Save the Earth from. . . cards • What if . . . cards • 3 posters – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle • 1 poster one black and white - 6 Great ideas to take care of the Earth. This resource consists of two files, UK and US spelling and size.
Project Based Learning: Birds' Feet & Legs, Montessori Inspired, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project Based Learning: Birds' Feet & Legs, Montessori Inspired, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This resource focuses on the study of Birds’ Feet & Legs and it is Montessori inspired. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study birds and use creative thinking to explore ideas. There are cards with photos of different types of bird’s feet that can be used to study feet such as swimming feet, perching feet, and climbing feet. Introduction to biomimicry Observation birds Acrostic poem Booby webbed feet Make up a dance - invent a dancing robot or toy Invent a toy or a swimming gear Flamingos’ legs and feet - furniture challenge Robot that can walk in mud Design a playground with a carousel inspired by parrots Owl observations Design a flying toy that can pick up things. Story writing - boy or girl who can turn his or her toes around at will. What if you could run like an ostrich? Random Inspiration game Cards with different types of feet How can you use biomimicry in the classroom Links and book tips Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size.
Project Based Learning: Sea Life - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project Based Learning: Sea Life - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Dive into the ocean for inspiration! This resource is perfect if you want something exciting for a project-based learning unit. Enter the fascinating world of seahorses, fish and whales. 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 an animal or sea life unit? An idea for a sea animal project? These activities are fun and engaging. Feel inspired, Be creative and Make Change. Introduction to biomimicry What I know How I know A seahorse - has, can, is Interesting things about seahorses. . . Seahorse poem What if I was a seahorse Seahorse adventure A coral - has, can, is Coral house skyscraper Describe a fish Design a fish robo Tired parrotfish Fish cocoon tent Acrostic poem - shark Bumps on sharks I love whales because. . . Design challenge whales and manta rays Sea cucumber - design a vacuum cleaner or. . . Octopus dance - robo Octopus skin - feel light A jellyfish - has, can, is Jellyfish city or robo Nudibranch gallery A seastar - has, is, can What if you had several arms? Design a robot with several arms Write a story Design Challenge - seastars What I have learned How to use biomimicry in the classroom. Links and book tips 3 posters Looking for a resource about sea shells? Check out Sea Shells, Project Based Learning - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS You may also like Project Based Learning: Seasonal Nature Bundle - STEAM, Biomimicry Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #animals #ocean #NGSS #projectbasedlearning #marinelife #sea #biomimicry #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Project Based Learning: Bears - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS
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Project Based Learning: Bears - STEAM, Biomimicry, KS1, NGSS

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Looking for something exciting for a project based learning unit? This resource focuses on the study of bears. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study bears and use creative thinking to explore ideas. These activities are fun and engaging. Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change. Bears are extraordinary animals. Some bears climb trees others make a wide range of interesting noises. Use the observations and information to invent something fantastic. Why Teach Biomimicry Getting Started Guide How to Observe and Collect Information about bears Bears Are Can Have Polar bears are fascinating because. . . What if I was a polar bear? Invent something fluffy and warm inspired by the fur. Feet like a polar bear. Use pictures as inspiration to invent something. Invent a robo using polar bear as our inspiration. What do grizzly bears eat? Make a menu inspired by grizzly bears. Invent a glow that selects food. . . Great at digging - design a gardening/farming tool or machine inspired by grizzly bears. Sleeping grizzly bears. Invent a sleeping bag. Giant Pandas are great because. . . Glove or toy inspired by giant pandas. Long Tongue - Sun Bears Spectacled bear - Log peeling robo, Cool sunglasses 17.Sloth bear - Singing pavement How to use biomimicry in the classroom - inspiration and ideas Links to videos and information Poster Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project Based Learning, Insects, Lapbook - STEAM, Biomimicry A very comprehensive, thorough, and unique resource to teach elementary students about biomimicry! An excellent addition to any biology unit! 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. Product Format: • This download is a PDF and is formatted in US Letter size. If you would prefer an alternate sizing, A4 size or spelling (colour vs color etc.), please leave me a note in the ‘ask a question section of my store’. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #animals #bear #polarbear #grizzlybear #biomimicry #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Bees Life Cycle, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS, STEAM, Biomimicry
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Bees Life Cycle, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS, STEAM, Biomimicry

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This project based learning unit focuses on the life cycle of bees but it also extends the understanding of the different stages. This is a lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions, study animals and plants, and use creative thinking to explore ideas. This package contains: Cards Can you identify the different stages? What is the connection between a larva and a bee? What do larvae and bees eat? Fun Facts Metamorphosis Poem Bee words - make your own dictionary Ask the larva Sparkling Questions about pupae and bees Larave are. . . Bees are. . . Life cycle Plan a bee story Story writing - 2 prompts - queen bees, workers and drones Bears do love honey - design a trap Beeswax and Flowers How to throw the perfect honey party Can you name the body parts? When is a bee a bee? - bee, wasp or bumblebees Waggle dance Bee’s knees - biomimicry Bee’s eyes - biomimicry Hexagons - biomimicry Assessment - reflection upon learning Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This download contains two PDF files, UK and US spelling and size. #honeybee #waggledance #NGSS # projectbasedlearning #beelifecycle #biomimicry #steam #stem #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard
Climate Change, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS
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Climate Change, Project based learning, KS1, NGSS

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Ready to tackle one of the most debated and difficult situations that face the earth – climate change? There are lots of things to explore when thinking about climate change. This project based learning unit focuses on identifying effects and exploring solutions. As the earth gets warmer and warmer the causes, mechanisms, or impacts of climate change on our planet is something that is important to discuss with young children. It is also crucial to explore solutions and ideas that can help us build a better future. The package contains: 1. What do you know? What do you want to learn? 2. What is the difference between weather and climate? 3. Ask the Penguin questions about climate change 4. Main Reasons people cause the climate to become warmer 5. What is Global Climate? 6. Imagine that you are a polar bear. . . a coral fish. . .sitting on the moon watching the Earth 7 .Why is the climate changing? 8. Greenhouse effect 9. Greenhouse Gases – What is good? What is the problem? 10. A little extra warming 11. It matters what we do. Work with nature! 12. My action plan 13. Spread the message about climate change 14. Visions of the future. A bright and sunny vision! A little darker vision! 15. Reflection on the learning 16. Question cards - How can I help? Want a resource about Greta Thunberg? Check out Greta Thunberg - Explore suggestions & Solutions You may like the Environment Bundle: Project Based Learning Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products: Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry “This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I love the information that is provided about bats - just enough to intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity! Thanks for such an amazing resource!” Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians - STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS “Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!” 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. Product Format: • This zip file contains two files, one file with UK spelling and one with US spelling. #climatechange #nature #sparkingchildrensthinkibility #thinkdive #asajomard #tes
Geometry Shapes -FREEBIE - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, KS1
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Geometry Shapes -FREEBIE - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, KS1

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This is just a nice little ladybird themed freebie to help teach students about shape. All worksheets are designed as no prep printables and can all be printed in black and white. Perfect for early finishers or as a little challenge. Colour by sides - count how many sides each shape has and color according to the key, count the number of ladybugs, eyes, and legs, x3. Count how many there are of each shape - x1 Finish drawing the shape - x2 Help the Ladybug - make a mind map shapes Mind Map - make a mind map with favorite shape - x1 This resource consists of two files, UK and US spelling and size. #geometry #shapes #2D #sparkingchildrensthinkibility#thinkdive#asajomard
Groundhog Freebie - STEAM, Biomimicry - US
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Groundhog Freebie - STEAM, Biomimicry - US

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Looking for something exciting for a mammal unit? An idea for a project? This activity is fun and engaging. And great brain workout! Groundhogs are fascinating. Here they provide inspiration for new ideas. An introduction to Biomimicry - Bio means Life and Mimici means to imitate life and nature.