How geckos get a grip

This lizard can hold onto almost anything. It can climb up walls, hang upside down and even stick to glass. How does it do it? Discover how a gecko’s natural nanotechnology inspires design.

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Activities

  1. What are the three most interesting facts you learned from the video? Write them down and discuss them with an adult.
  2. Write a story about a person who wakes up one morning with the ability to grip surfaces like a gecko. How do they use their newfound power?