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A bird’s adaptations for flight
David Attenborough outlines the unique weight-saving adaptations of a bird's anatomy for flights. The lightweight beak, honeycomb bone structure, skeletal morphology and feather properties are discussed in detail. First broadcast in the series 'Life of Birds' in 1998.
Could be used to help describe the structure of bones in relation to flight. Could link to a strength versus weight relationship discussion, possibly incorporating cross-curricular links with Design and Technology
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