Working Groups: Resources

We've compiled the following resources to help guide you through the Discovery process and the creation of a Biomimicry Chicago BioBrainstorm card. If you have any questions, please post to your Slack working group page! If you are looking for more general biomimicry resource, visit our site's Resources page.


Working Group Training Materials


If you have attended a working group training and want a copy of the slides and/or materials provided in the training, please find links to the below documents.

Water Working Group Presentation Slides
Discovery Process Guide Handout
Blank Discovering Natural Models Worksheet
BioBrainstorm Card Template

Discovering Natural Models


Brainstorming Resources

Finding information on your Natural Model

biobrainstorm card Template

BioBrainstorm Card Template - Please download this BioBrainstorm card template to create your own BioBrainstorm card using the information you've put together for your natural model. Your BioBrainstorm card will have the following pieces of information: 

Generating Design Principles


Examples of Biological and Abstracted Design Principles