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Swarms contain no leader, yet often act with an intelligence higher than any individual member. Birds, insects, and fish all commonly swarm for a variety of reasons. Scholars learn about swarming behavior in a short video before answering eight questions.
- Have scholars save their answers to the open-ended questions and discuss in class
- Share the use of swarming drones in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics
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