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Introduction to Biomimicry

Description:
This course is an introduction to the field of biomimicry. "Biomimicry" (from Bios, meaning life, and mimesis, meaning to imitate) is a new discipline that studies nature's best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems. Biomimicry asks the question: What would nature do? The goal is to create sustainable products, processes, and policies by learning from and "listening to" nature, to the wisdom held in biological and ecological systems that has been evolving and accumulating over the past 3.8 billion years. Natural systems and organisms provide stunning examples of effective communication, resource production and storage, and energy efficient design. Animals, plants and microbes are consummate engineers; they have found what works, what is appropriate, an

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 6191
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Sullivan,Karen Lee ON-LINE
Session: Cont. Education Online Session
Class Dates: 09/12/2016 - 12/09/2016
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 25
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Natural Sci Distribution

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 8137
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Frankic,Anamarija ON-LINE
Session: Cont. Education Online Session
Class Dates: 02/01/2016 - 05/06/2016
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 23
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Natural Sci Distribution

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01C 5116
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Frankic,Anamarija ON-LINE
Session: Cont. Education Online Session
Class Dates: 01/30/2017 - 05/05/2017
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 21
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Natural Sci Distribution