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Flippers & fins : [technology inspired by animals]

Flippers and fins. (cover title)
Miller, Tessa (author.).

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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1629207373
  • ISBN: 9781629207377
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Fremont, California: Full Tilt Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Fish & galleons -- Squid & electrical circuits -- Whales & wind turbine -- Sharks & swimsuits -- Dolphins & tsunami sensors -- Cephalopods & camouflage -- Conclusion.
Target Audience Note:
700L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 1 198725.
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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