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Hands-on Activity

Getting Ant-sy

Fun Forces
In this activity, students will observe the behavior of ants in response to different concentrations of sugar water to make a conclusion about how ants detect food sources and communicate with one another.
Topic: Biology
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the ant behavioral patterns
  • An exploration of ant food preferences
Students will gain an understanding of ant behavior and communication.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.



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