Tunnels of Learning – The World of Ants
Lesson Plans & Experiments
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Lesson Plans for Ants
A lesson plan for looking at obstacles that humans and insects encounter. Students predict, observe, and record strategies to overcome them.
Source: Center for Insect Science Education Outreach, The University of Arizona
Grade Level: First
Health Topic: Self-esteem
Subjects: Health, Science, Language Arts, Music
Locate reading strategies, writing activities, math integration and more inside these seven detailed lesson plans centered on ants. There’s also a bibliography with fiction and nonfiction books on ants.
Source: N.C. Volding
Combine children’s curious natures with learning by following these activities. From visual art, to music & movement, and dramatic play, there’s fun for every kind of kid when learning about these critters.
Source: Macomb Projects
Choose from any of the six listed activities and teach your kids about ant trails, pheromones, colonies, ant traps and lots more.
Source: University of Kentucky Entomology for Kids
Put these fun experiments to the test. Set up your very own feeding station, find out who’s a fussy eater, how far they will go, and how these ants ‘spread the news.’
Source: National Wildlife Federation
This is all you will need to make some ants a temporary home for you to watch them in. Bring your imagination and curiosity along for this ride.
Source: Scholastic, Inc.
Find out how much fun it is to have your very own ant farm! There are instructions on how to build one, facts about ants, ant links and ant books.
Source: Geocities, Inc.
Part of the Tunnels of Learning – The World of Ants Lesson