journal: beautiful biomimicry

Posted by on April 17, 2017

Remember visiting the Noordhoek Common for our Biomimicry Lesson?

Barbara Jones helped us understand the way we can learn from and use the wonderful designs in Nature to help us with find better ways to live. What a fascinating topic!

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Barbara Jones explains the wonders of Nature

 

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I guess you could lichen this to a tree. Wood you believe it?

 

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IMG_7647What bliss: Basking in the autumn sun

 

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A huddle of captivated boys

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There’s nothing common about this place… perfect setting for this lesson

 

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The majestic trees

 

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Nature study…

 

We were tasked to sit down, observe and take notice of the wonderful workings of our surroundings.

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… an …

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… endless …

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… and exciting journey!

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Time to observe and reflect

 

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Studying simple but intricate patterns

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Fascinating Fractals

 

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Pausing to ponder

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Some brilliant brainstorming

We were split into groups so that we could make up an invention based on nature

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A journey off the map

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From frollicing fleas to Jumping pants

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Mimicking Bee behaviour

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A chance to share our great ideas



 

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