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Author Miller, Tessa, author.

Title Flippers & fins / Tessa Miller.

Publication Info. Fremont, California: Full Tilt Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Children's Non-fiction    j 600 MIL    Available
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Animal tech
Miller, Tessa. Animal tech.
Note "Technology inspired by animals"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Summary Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of technology that have come from the study of underwater animals--from squid inspired computer parts to tsunami sensors modeled after dolphin calls. Includes glossary.
Contents Introduction -- Fish & galleons -- Squid & electrical circuits -- Whales & wind turbine -- Sharks & swimsuits -- Dolphins & tsunami sensors -- Cephalopods & camouflage -- Conclusion.
Subject Technology -- Juvenile literature.
Galleons -- Juvenile literature.
Trigger circuits -- Juvenile literature.
Bathing suits -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Technological innovations -- Juvenile literature.
Fins (Anatomy) -- Juvenile literature.
Flippers (Anatomy) -- Juvenile literature.
Biotechnology -- Juvenile literature.
Wind turbines -- Juvenile literature.
Biomimicry -- Juvenile literature.
Biomimetics -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Flippers and fins
Spine Title Animal tech. Flippers & fins
ISBN 9781629207377 (library binding)
1629207373 (library binding)

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