Students love studying insects and the ‘common’ ant may not be seem so common after this unit! Ants have some unique capabilities and there are more than 10,000 known ant species around the world. This resource is an , Science project that will engage your classroom in .
During the process, students will learn about…
– Life Cycle of an Ant
– Types of ants
– Social structure of an Ant Colony
– Food and Habitat of Ants
– Ant Communication
– Ant Predators
– Positive and Negative Ecosystem Impact of Ants
– Anatomy of the Ant…and more!
Informational text about ants (life of the ant, communication, food, appearance, anatomy, habitat and more)
Posters and diagrams of life cycle and ant anatomy
Flash cards of 15 different types of ants (pics and information)
Fun fact cards
Suggested vocabulary (with definitions)
Templates for project
Template instructions / Project instructions
After completion, students will have a beautiful 3D project to keep. Projects can be individual or you can assign as a cooperative learning activity.