From Butterfly Wings to Display Technology

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Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between butterfly wings and display technology for digital screens. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how butterfly wings inspired the invention of new digital display technology. 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.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 621.3815/422
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781624317545): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624317606): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624317668): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624317729): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Innovation Library
  • Subseries: Innovations from Nature


  • Lexile® Measure: 1030
  • Guided Reading Level: W

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Author: Josh Gregory


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