Biomimicry - reverse engineering nature (#665)

Start Date: 2023-09-23

End Date: 2023-12-16

Start Time: 13:00

End Time: 15:00

  • filter_dramaClass Description

    Last chance to register is Saturday 1pm, Septermber 30. This course is taught by acclaimed physicist Derek Chau Welcome to the fascinating world of Biomimicry - Reverse Engineering! In this 16-week, 32-hour introductory course, high school students will embark on a thrilling journey that combines science, engineering, and design principles inspired by nature. Biomimicry, often referred to as "nature's best ideas," involves imitating biological systems, processes, and structures found in plants, animals, and microorganisms to solve human challenges and create sustainable innovations. Throughout the course, students will engage in hands-on activities, group projects, and discussions to reinforce their understanding of biomimicry's principles and applications. By the end of this course, students will have gained knowledge, skills and a deeper appreciation for the wonders of nature and the potential of biomimicry to solve real-world problems while fostering a sustainable future. Note: This class will help students prepare for the Biomimicry competition in 2024, and may inspire students to participate in furture science fair competitions. Join us to find out more about Biomimicry to see how incredible and gigantic this subject is. Every living organizm has amazing secrets to share with us. You can read more about it here: https://biomimicry.org/ BENEFITS ================== - Prepare for the Biomimicry competition in 2024 - Supercharge your college application - Small class size = more attention - Opportunities for professional development - Excellent for improving job opportunities - Prepare for your future career

  • placeAdditional Information

    NOTE: This class will not be meeting thanksgiving break November 25th.

  • whatshotPrerequisites

    None