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Author Miller, Tessa, author.

Title Fur & claws / written by Tessa Miller.

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


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.
Bibliography Includes index and glossary.
Note "Technology inspired by animals" - front cover.
Contents Introduction -- Fur with burs & velcro -- Polar bears & fabric -- Cat's eyes & road reflectors -- Porcupine quills & hypodermic needles -- Bones & buildings -- Gophers & drilling machines on Mars -- Conclusion.
Summary "One fall day, a Swiss engineer was hiking with his dog. Soon the dog was covered in cockleburs, which held fast to its fur. After years of study and experimentation, the engineer invented Velcro, with hooks and loops just like the cockleburs. What woud life be like without Velcro? In Animal Tech: Fur & Claws, readers will learn about six life-changing technoogies that have been inspired by mammals. They will follow the stories of the scientists and engineers who have harnessed mammals' abilites, developing them into powerful technologies that have shaped our world." -- 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.
Hypodermic needles -- Design -- Juvenile literature.
Reflective materials -- 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
Engineering design. (OCoLC)fst00910453
Pattern formation (Physical sciences) (OCoLC)fst01055247
Reflective materials. (OCoLC)fst01092501
Robotics. (OCoLC)fst01098997
Technology. (OCoLC)fst01145078
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Title Fur and claws
Cover Title Fur & claws : technology inspired by animals
Spine Title Animal tech : fur & claws
ISBN 162920739X (library binding)
9781629207391 (library binding)

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