Youth Educator Online Course (The Biomimicry Institute)

Interested in learning more about biomimicry so you can teach about the topic to your students? Do you wish you had a firm grounding in the subject? Professional development is essential support for educators teaching about biomimicry, and we are pleased to support their efforts to do it well. Whether you are completely new to biomimicry or relatively familiar with the subject, this course will provide you with a solid foundation about what biomimicry is, why it is important, and broad pedagogical considerations about how to teach this fascinating subject to your students.

What you will learn:

  • What biomimicry is, and why it is important
  • Core principles and concepts that underpin the field
  • Pedagogical considerations and teaching tips for bringing the subject of biomimicry to your students, whatever their ages
  • How biomimicry relates to teaching general science, biology, chemistry, physics, sustainability, design, engineering, educational standards, etc.
  • New inspiration, capacity, and confidence to expose your students to biomimicry
  • How to find new tools and resources for additional exploration

The course can be taken completely on-line, at any time, through this website. A Certificate of Completion is provided upon successful completion of the course, and may be useful in obtaining pre-service or in-service professional development credit in your state or area. The course is recommended for in-service credit by the P/NW BOCES Center for Environmental Education (New York).

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