Element I Lesson 6 Part 3 and 4 Biomimetics
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Biomemitics is also used to solve environmental problems. The 500 series
bullet trains have a unique design. There is a practical reasons ( )
the design of the front ( ) the train. At first,
the train made a loud noise ( ) it entered tunnels.
The designers worked hard ( ) reduce this noise.
One day, a designer ( 1 ) birds thought ( )
an idea. It was ( ) make the train’s nose
very long ( ) a kingfisher’s beak. Kingfishers
are very good at ( 2 ) ( ) the water
and catching fish. The shape of their beak makes it possible ( )
dive ( ) little resistance ( )
the water surface. ( ) the same way, the beak-like
shape ( ) the train reduces the air resistance
that causes noise.
Today many scientists look at nature ( ) get hints
( ) new technology. Some scientists, for example,
are studying a lizard ( ) the desert. It drinks
water little ( ) little ( )
its feet and spikes. Scientists think it possible ( )
develop technologies ( ) getting water ( )
Let’s take another look ( ) nature. Nature
has solved various problems ( ) surprising systems
and designs. Living things in nature have survived ( )
hard times. Those that have survived millions ( )
years have been successful because ( ) their designs.
Nature is a good designer that has built ( ) effective
systems ( ) damaging the environment. We should
guard this treasure ( ) ideas and learn ( )
those systems. How about looking ( ) for hints
of new technology ( 3 ) ( ) you?
- Conjugate the word watch to fit the sentence.
- Conjugate the word dive to fit the sentence.
- Conjugate the word hide to fit the sentence