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Secrets of Sharks’ Skin Overview

In this unit, students are introduced to biomimicry and green chemistry as they learn about sharks and technologies that have been inspired by them. Then, students explore geometry while considering the micro-texture of Sharklet film. Finally, students investigate how Sharklet film prevents bacterial growth through a hands-on simulation.

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