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Nature’s Engineers Educator Workshop

When:
March 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017-03-04T09:00:00-06:00
2017-03-04T12:00:00-06:00
Where:
Pioneers Park Nature Center
3201 S Coddington Ave
Lincoln
NE 68522
Contact:
Lindsay Rogers
4024715581

Nature’s Engineers: Exploring the world of wildlife engineering and biomimicry.

Bees, Birds, Beavers, Termites, Spiders… Nature and wildlife create engineering feats are all around us. Come learn how wildlife species are using engineering to create nests, dams, webs and tunnels. We’ll also learn about biomimicry – the use of nature-inspired designs to solve human problems.

Date and Time: Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00am – noon

Location: Pioneers Park Nature Center
3201 S Coddington Ave, Lincoln, NE

Cost: FREE!

Participants will receive:
• Knowledge about wildlife engineers and biomimicry
• Educational activities focusing on engineering principles using wildlife as a context
• Educational resources

Who should attend:
This workshop is designed for elementary educators. Early childhood, afterschool program staff and middle school educators are welcome to attend.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIERED!

How to register:
Please e-mail your name, e-mail, phone number, school or program, and ages or grades you teach to Lindsay Rogers, lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov