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Author Mara, Wil.

Title From sharks to-- swimsuits / by Wil Mara.

Imprint Ann Arbor, Mich. : Cherry Lake Pub., c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  677 MARA    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Series 21st century skills innovation library. Innovations from nature
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Yesterday and today - The skinny on the skin - Ups and downs - Looking into the future - The best and the brightest.
Summary Introducing biomimicry, this book describes Fastskin swimsuits made with a material that reduces drag in the water by researching sharks' skin with its tiny scales and denticles.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 7.3 0.5 quiz: 153410
Subject Fabrics -- Technological innovations.
Bathing suits -- Design.
ISBN 9781610804998 (lib.)
9781610806732 (pbk.)

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