Introduction to Biomimicry: Foundational Course

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Start your journey to understanding and developing a practice in biomimicry with this self-paced, interactive, online course designed by the world’s leading bio-inspired consultancy, Biomimicry 3.8. This is the only biomimicry online introductory course to be taught by the global biomimicry expert Dr. Dayna Baumeister, who guides users through case studies and unique ecosystem exploration as she outlines the core philosophy and key elements of biomimicry.

The Introduction to Biomimicry: Foundational Course was specifically developed for everyone–no matter their discipline or background–wanting to take the first step in understanding and developing a practice in biomimicry. Enroll today, choose which habitat makes you feel most alive, then cruise through 3+ hours of fresh content where you’ll learn the basics of biomimicry.

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*Flash is officially EOL and as such, the Introduction to Biomimicry course is currently not accessible.  An update to the course is in the works and is scheduled to be available sometime in 2022.  Join the B38 mailing list if you would like to be kept in the loop on when then updated course(s) will be available.  We apologize for the inconvenience this might have caused to those who have not completed the course.

Ready to learn what the practice of biomimicry offers the world, and you? You choose the time and the pace!

Through the Introduction to Biomimicry: Foundational Course, you’ll quickly discover that biomimicry is more than just looking at the shape of a flower or dragonfly and becoming newly inspired. It’s a methodology that’s being used by some of the most innovative organizations in the world.

The interactive course allows you to choose which habitat, forest, seashore, prairie, desert, or marsh, then begin exploring biomimicry. Course content includes the Essential Elements of Biomimicry, Biomimicry Thinking, and Life’s Principles. Case studies detailed include Calera, Kalundborg, Whalepower, and Interface. It is hosted by Dr. Dayna Baumeister, a global biomimicry expert who created and teaches the top biomimicry professional programs available today. Dayna is the co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8, as well as the co-director of the Biomimicry Center at Arizona State University, where she leads the Master’s of Science in Biomimicry and Graduate Certificate in Biomimicry programs for ASU Online. 

After completing the course, you’ll have access to download a biomimicry course pack containing recommended resources, course screenshots, and next steps for continuing on your journey to change the world.

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COURSE NUMBER: 0090009143