From Termite Den to Office Building

Cover: From Termite Den to Office Building



Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between termite dens and a new office building design. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how termite dens inspired a new office building design. 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: 720
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781624317552): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624317613): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624317675): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624317736): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Innovation Library
  • Subseries: Innovations from Nature


  • Lexile® Measure: 930
  • Guided Reading Level: W

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Author: Nel Yomtov


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