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Want to teach your students about biomimicry? Want to get them excited and engaged by looking to the natural world for solutions? How about encouraging them to go outside and draw inspiration from nature to foster creativity, innovation, and scientific thinking?
There is no better way to learn about biomimicry than by doing it.
The Biomimicry Youth Challenge (BYC) is an international design challenge for children from Pre-Kindergarten through High School. The Challenge asks educators to help children learn from nature how to create more sustainable designs.
The goal of the Biomimicry Youth Challenge is to provide a fun and transformative opportunity for teachers, parents/guardians, and students to learn about biomimicry. With that knowledge, they can explore the practice of biomimicry as both a design tool and a new way of viewing the natural and human-built worlds. The challenge is also designed to reconnect young people with the natural world around them.
Register below and visit the Biomimicry Youth Challenge section of the Biomimicry Education Network to learn more about this year’s Challenge.
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Register now as a Biomimicry Youth Challenge educator. You’ll be automatically added to our growing Biomimicry Education Network and will also receive communications from our staff about the BYC as planning moves forward.