The Structural Engineering of Nests

The Structural Engineering of Nests
The Structural Engineering of Nests
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Learn about the mechanical properties of birds’ nests from Yale University structural engineer Corey O’Hern in this video from NATURE: Animal Homes. Students learn about the properties that are key to a nest’s success in the wild and observe a laboratory test that measures how much force it takes to distort and destroy different kinds of nests.

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