Question Sheet: How to Fly Like a Bat


Before reading:

  1. List three facts you know about bats. 
  2. Describe how animals fly.

During reading:

  1. How did scientists train bats to fly in a wind tunnel? 
  2. What kind of bat does Swartz study? 
  3. Why do the scientist but white dots on the bats' wings? 
  4. Why would it be useful to make a flying machine with wings that are designed

    to work the way bat's wings do? 

  5. Describe in your own words how a bat's wings move when it flies.

After reading:

  1. Why are video cameras an important scienti...

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