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Be inspired by nature at the Okanagan Science Centre

Friday, January 10, 2020 10:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


The Okanagan Science Centre’s latest travelling exhibition will soon invite guests to draw inspiration from nature.

Inspiring Nature, Inspired Techno, Biomimicry and Transport is an exploration of biomimesis – the idea that innovations all around us are inspired by nature.

“Although the word “biomimicry” might not be in everyone’s daily vocabulary, it is visible in our daily lives – such as how the lightweight bones of a bird inspire vehicles’ structure, or how the shape of a kingfisher’s beak was adopted to reduce the noise on high-speed trains,” said Carla-Jean Stokes, exhibition coordinator.

The exhibition will open at the science centre on Jan. 16 and will run until March 28.

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