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Interactive video lesson plan for: Dragonfly Wings in Slow Motion - Smarter Every Day 91

Activity overview:

Filmed on location in the Rainforests of Eastern Peru. I was on a tour run by Rainforest Expeditions (http://www.perunature.com)
Please Share with your friends if you enjoyed it.

The camera we used is the Phantom Miro 320S
http://www.visionresearch.com/Products/High-Speed-Cameras/Phantom-Miro-M320S/
The footage we obtained was incredible. I'll demonstrate that in upcoming videos.

Thanks to Rainforest Expeditions for inviting me down, if you'd like to go down to the Amazon Rainforest and see all of this for yourself check them out at http://www.perunature.com
Phil Torres is the Conservation Biologist in the video who was wise enough to bring his books to the middle of the jungle! You can tweet Phil (http://www.twitter.com/phil_torres)

The music is an original work by Gordon McGladdery of A Shell in the Pit, who went to Peru with me.
Gordon had to pay for his flight down to Peru and hasn't made his money back yet.
Please donate something in exchange for his awesome work!
http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com/

Jeremiah Warren helped me with wing the animation (moving wing and thorax):
http://www.youtube.com/user/jeremiahjw

Alexander Spenny was kind enough to my request via twitter and created the Wasp and Dragonfly face. I think they're great.

Licensed Photo of the PteroStigma by:
Patrick Coin

Creative Commons Photos by:
Gil Wizen
Oli Bac
Samantha Williams
LadyDragonFlyCC
Gil Wizen
Ryan Films
Josh Beasley
Ramona Edwards
Jonathan Marino
Alex Gilbert
Sami Paju
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ERRORS:
Yes, I misspelled ODONATA on the title screen. Yes it bothers me.

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Tweet ideas to me @SmarterYouTube

Instead of saving for my kids' college, I make videos using the money I would have saved.
The thought is it will help educate the world as a whole, and one day generate enough revenue to pay for their education. Until then if you appreciate what you've learned in this video and the effort that went in to it, please SHARE THE VIDEO!

If you REALLY liked it, feel free to pitch a few dollars towards their college fund by clicking here:
http://bit.ly/KidsCollege

Warm Regards,

Destin

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