GCSE Design and Technology: Biomimetics - Designed by Nature

Fran Scott takes a unique look into some of the latest biomimetics technology and talks to some of the pioneers working on ways to interpret nature's biological mechanisms.

This series features demonstrations on how to experiment with biomimetics in the lab.

This series is suitable for GCSE Design and Technology and touches upon topics that appear in AQA, OCR A, EDEXCEL, EDUQAS, WJEC GCSE in England and Wales, and CCEA GCSE in Northern Ireland and SQA National 5 in Scotland.

Introduction to Biomimetics - Inspiration from nature
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Smart fabric inspired by pinecones
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Auxetic materials used in protective wear
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Technology based on biology
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The development of robot design inspired by nature
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