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Interactive video lesson plan for: How a fly flies - Michael Dickinson

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An insect's ability to fly is perhaps one of the greatest feats of evolution. Michael Dickinson looks at how a fruit fly takes flight with such delicate wings, thanks to a clever flapping motion and flight muscles that are both powerful and nimble. But the secret ingredient: the incredible fly brain. (Filmed at TEDxCaltech.)

Talk by Michael Dickinson.

Tagged under: insect \insect flight\,\fruit,fly\,TED,TEDx,TEDxCaltech,Caltech,\Michael,Dickinson\,TED-Ed,\TED,Ed\,TEDEducation

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