Nature Inspired Technology

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Meeting Room

Event Details

Did you know that Velcro was inspired by the hooked barbs of thistle and a gecko’s grip inspired NASA to replicate it to improve space exploration? Some of humankind’s biggest inventions and one’s we take for granted come from animals. Andre Copeland of the Brookfield Zoo will discuss these and many more inventions that have been inspired by Mother Nature. 

This event is part of the Brookfield Reads! community reading initiative. This year's book is Rocket Men: the Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon by Robert Kurson. Please join us for the Brookfield Reads! Finale featuring author Robert Kurson on Thursday, May 31, 7 p.m. at the Brookfield Zoo. Please register for admittance into the Zoo.

Event Type(s): Adult Services Program, Brookfield Reads!
Age Group(s): Adults, Ages 9 through high school with adult

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