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Author Miller, Tessa, author.

Title Creepy & crawly / Tessa Miller.

Publication Info. Fremont, CA : Full Tilt Press, 2019.
2019

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 600 MIL (EASY READING)    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Animal tech
Miller, Tessa. Animal tech.
Note Includes index and glossary.
"Technology inspired by animals" - front cover.
Contents Contents : Introduction -- Spiny-headed worms & skin grafts -- Termite mounds & buildings -- Spider webs & bulletproof vests -- Geckos & adhesive -- Snakes & robots -- Ants & antivirus software -- Conclusion -- Activity -- Glossary -- Read more -- Index.
Summary "Floating through space, a robot crawls along a space station. The skin covering the robot's parts lets it stick to the metal like a gecko sticks to a tree. This is not science fiction - it is science fact, the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. In Animal Tech: Creepy and Crawley, readers will learn the story of Geckskin and five other technologies inspired by reptiles and insects. Students will follow the stories of remarkable people working in STEM fields who have developed these life-changing technologies." -- back cover.
Note Animal Tech is a STEM-based nonfiction series that chronicles life-changing technologies inspired by animals. Each book features six animals and their corresponding tech, and includes a group activity, vocab words, and more!
Subject Technology -- Juvenile literature.
Worms -- Juvenile literature.
Termites -- Juvenile literature.
Naultinus gemmeus -- Juvenile literature.
Body armor -- Juvenile literature.
Snakes -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Biotechnology -- Juvenile literature.
Biomimicry -- Juvenile literature.
Biomimetics -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering design -- Juvenile literature.
Robotics -- Juvenile literature.
Pattern formation (Physical sciences) -- Juvenile literature.
Biomimetics. (OCoLC)fst00832620
Biomimicry. (OCoLC)fst01763571
Biotechnology. (OCoLC)fst00832729
Body armor. (OCoLC)fst00835315
Engineering design. (OCoLC)fst00910453
Naultinus gemmeus. (OCoLC)fst01744657
Pattern formation (Physical sciences) (OCoLC)fst01055247
Robotics. (OCoLC)fst01098997
Snakes -- Physiology. (OCoLC)fst01121848
Technology. (OCoLC)fst01145078
Termites. (OCoLC)fst01147923
Worms. (OCoLC)fst01181421
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Title Creepy & crawly : technology inspired by animals
Creepy and crawly
Spine Title Animal tech : creepy & crawly
ISBN 1629207381 (library binding)
9781629207384 (library binding)

 
    
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