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Sustainable Solutions: Biomimicry

Grade 3–5

Illinois Learning Standards

Available mid-April–mid-November.

Nature can inspire us in many ways. On an outdoor exploration, students will put on their engineering hats as they search for examples of survival strategies in nature. They will learn about adaptations of local plants and animals and brainstorm how these strategies could help us as humans. Students will understand the natural inspiration that went into the design of the net-zero energy Education Center.

Field Trip Program

Runs 1.5 hours.

Location: Ryerson Conservation Area, Riverwoods

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Group $50 $86




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