Do Fruitflies sleep, if so when? When are they active? Can the Fruitflies in our surroundings be used to understand problems of sleep in humans?
If we start trapping fruit flies from our home or near the canteen, can we find out the resting and active/waking periods of the flies from the number of flies we trap from a place at different times of the day?
Can we trap the fruitflies at midnight? Or, would they be sleeping at that time, compared to Mid- day?
Trapping of fruit flies from our home/ school/college
As we know fruit flies come towards food,
Can we design an experiment to trap fruit flies?
What can be ways to trap fruit flies?
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The activity of Fruit Flies:
We need to note down the timing of the day when fruit flies are most active, what can be design of an experiment to know, when fruit flies are most active?
The Life cycle of fruit flies:
How can we study the life cycle of fruit fly? What are the different life stages of fruit fly?
Suggest some ways to study it.