Materials List: Biomimicry Project:
Do Ptarmigans Have Snowshoes?

Each group needs:

  • 4 craft sticks
  • craft feathers, enough to cover the craft sticks of one model foot
  • protractor
  • 1 sheet blank paper
  • hot glue (use with adult supervision)

To share with the entire class:

  • plastic tub, approximately 12 x 8 x 4 inches in size
  • dried beans, enough to fill at least ont-third of the plastic tub; small white beans work well, but any kind of dried bean is acceptable
  • bathroom scale; analog scales works best