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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

Swarm

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students work in groups to model swarming behaviors and analyze the behaviors to develop an understanding of how they increase the chances of survival of a species.
Overview
Topic: Animal interactions and behaviors
Real World Science Topics:
  • An evaluation of how species work together for survival
  • A comparison of different group behaviors
Objective
After completing this activity, students should be able to model how living things form groups to help others survive.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 2 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.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.