From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

 
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Summary

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.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 668/.3
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781624317521): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624317583): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624317644): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624317705): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Innovation Library
  • Subseries: Innovations from Nature

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 960
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 166986
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.2
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Author: Wil Mara

 

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