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From kingfishers to ... bullet trains

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Cherry Lake Pub.,
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IL: MG - BL: 7 - AR Pts: 1
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NC: Non-Conforming 1110L
Did you ever wonder how innovation happens? Or what it takes to turn a new idea into something that works? The Innovation Library takes a look at people and their creative ideas. It explores how lasting contributions are made in diverse fields such as sports, entertainment, medicine, technology, and transportation. Explore the power of being open to different perspectives and sharing failures and successes with others. Discover how acting on creative ideas can lead to new solutions to old problems. How can an animal's amazing abilities inspire technology? Which inventors made the leap from burrs and birds to Velcro and airplanes? Find the answers to these questions and more. Take a look at invention from a new perspective! Read all the Innovations from Nature titles: From Bats to ... Radar From Birds to ... Aircraft From Cats' Eyes to ... Reflectors From Kingfishers to ... Bullet Trains From Locusts to ... Automobile Anti-Collision Systems From Sharks to ... Swimsuits From Thistle Burrs to ... Velcro From Woodpeckers to ... Helmets To guide your reading, look for these notes that will help build the understanding and skills you'll need in the 21st century: Learning & Innovation Skills You need to learn about many things, but you also need to learn how to learn. These notes give you hints about how to use what you know in better and more creative ways. 21st Century Content You study reading, math, science, and social studies. You also need to learn about the world of work and your community. These notes tell you about business and money. They also give you ideas about how you can help yourself, your community, and the world. Life & Career Skills These notes tell you about skills you will use throughout your life. They give you ideas about how to work well with others, make good decisions, and achieve your goals in life. Book jacket.
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Grouping Title from kingfishers to bullet trains
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Last Grouping Update 2019-05-20 23:11:58PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-19 00:21:58AM

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display_description Readers will learn how some of history's most imaginative inventors were inspired by nature and how their incredible creations continue to improve our lives today. In this book, learn how scientists have looked toward the kingfisher for inspiration in making high-speed trains quieter.
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series 21st century skills innovation library. Innovations from nature
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subject_facet Biotechnology, Birds -- Flight, Birds -- Physiology, Engineers, High speed trains, Owls, Railroad trains. -- Noise, Speed, Technological innovations, Tunnels. -- Design and construction
title_display From kingfishers to ... bullet trains
title_full From kingfishers to ... bullet trains / by Wil Mara, From kingfishers to-- bullet trains / by Wil Mara
title_short From kingfishers to ... bullet trains
topic_facet Biotechnology, Birds, Design and construction, Engineers, Flight, High speed trains, Noise, Owls, Physiology, Railroad trains, Speed, Technological innovations, Tunnels