Montana State University

PSPP 591-801: Biomimicry: the Technology of Biology

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Bozeman, MT
Jul 07-Jul 11, 2014
Credit: 2 graduate
Tuition & Fees: $677.00
Instructor(s): Robyn Klein

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Course Description

The course purpose is for grades 7 to 12 teachers to:
  • Practice biomimicry, a design tool that can be used to inspire technological innovation and bring relevancy to science curriculums.
  • Learn how biology can inform design for diverse industry disciplines such as engineering, architecture, chemical products, land management and communications.
  • Apply these skills to biology, chemistry and physics science courses for grades 7 to 12.
Skills needed for this course:
  • A sense of adventure and wonder
  • A love of nature
  • An ability to cooperate with a group
  • An appreciation of patterns and beauty
  • A willingness to step out of your comfort zone
  • Meeting Place and Times

    Class: MRF 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Location: Plant Growth Center, Room 214
    Field Trips: TW 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Instructor(s)

    Robyn Klein. Department of Plant Science and Plant Pathology, Montana State University

    Prerequisites

    Graduate standing.

    Target Audience

    Restricted Entry for Science Educators.

    Tuition and Fees

     Tuition$533.00
     Program Fee $137.00
     Computer Fee$7.00
     Total$677.00

    A $30 registration fee is also charged once per semester.

    The costs above assume that you are taking only MSU Extended University courses during the semester that the course is offered. If you also registered for courses through the MSU Registrar, the regular MSU fee structure may apply.

    A $40 late fee will be assessed if payment is not posted to your account by 3 pm (Mountain Time) of the course start date (or the business day before if the course starts on a weekend or a holiday).

    To learn more about tuition and fees, please see the University Business Services' Student Accounts Web page.

    Required Books/Materials

    • Materials will be provided by your instructor.

    For More Information

    contact Diana Paterson at dianap@montana.edu or 406-994-5679.

    How to Register

    Register Online

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