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Lesson plan: How biomimicry inspires natured-based inventions to solve human problems

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In this lesson plan, students will learn about biomimicry — an innovative method in which nature inspires new inventions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Continue reading

15 lesson plans teaching the power of invention

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Learn how inventions are solving problems around the world and then have students design their own inventions that help their communities. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Design an animal-inspired invention to solve an environmental problem

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn how farm animals are improving energy output on solar farms and design their own device to improve a problem that relies on an eco-friendly solution. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Design an invention to keep first responders safe

Lesson Plan

As first responders keep our communities safe, learn how to help keep them safe through new inventions. Continue reading

Student inventors solve real-world problems at Eurekafest

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn how “invention education” is helping students to solve real-world problems. Continue reading

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