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Unit Factory adventure in environmental awareness. This theme book
is written for grades K-3 and has everything you ever wanted to know about
ants in it. Your students will have fun while learning about the environment
and the world around them.
Ants Science Card
Get a free science activity about ants. Food Fit For An Ant is a science
experiment that children in grades K-3 can complete.
Ants Science Card PDF
Download the PDF version.
At this site you will find a collection of insect songs sung to familiar
tunes. Young children will enjoy learning these songs.
This site uses insects in twenty different integrated lesson plans for
grades K-3. You will find lesson plans, rearing sheets that tell you how
to take care of insects and lots of information on insects.
in the Classroom - Course Material
Here is a collection of books about insects, songs sung to simple tunes
about insects, how to make an insect collection and ant farm.
Here is a lesson plan for grades K-3. Students think of things from an
ant's point of view and then write the human translation.
Students compare ant fables and stories using a venn diagram. This is a
lesson for grades K-3.
The Bug Club Pen Pals
Interested in finding e-mail pals around the world that are studying insects?
Visit this page for a listing.
of Kentucky Department of Entomology
This site tells teachers and parents how to go about collecting insects
and teaching about them.
This is a critical thinking lesson plan for grades 6-7. Students make a
model of a bug from their own perceptions and then through research alter
their model correctly.
Center Lesson - Insect Study
Here is a lesson plan on insects for grades 2-3. An insect's
life cycle and body parts are the main emphasis.
Center Lesson - Design Your Own Insect
This lesson plan allows the children to learn about an insect's body. Written
for grades 2-3.
A very basic site about insects. Great for primary grades. Children will
have fun clicking on the different body parts of the insect.
Lots of information about the Carpenter Ant is provided
here. A good resource of information for your ant unit.
Pit: About Antlions
This is a good resource of information on antlions.
This site talks about fire ants.
How Fire Ants
Live and Work
Read about fire ants here.
This site has information on the Pavement Ant.
Ants Of Costa Rica
of Costa Rica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
This site has information on ants of Costa Rica. You will find species
lists and images.
Exhibition at Harvard University
Fire and Leafcutter ants are discussed here.
Learn about ants here.
Steve's Ant Farm
Watch a video clip of an ant farm.
Insect-World Front Page
This site has information on a variety of insects including ants. It is
appropriate for elementary aged children.
Farm's Reading Room
Here is a site dedicated to Ants. You will find stories,
parables, descriptions of different varieties of ants and images of ants.
on World-Wide Web (WWW)
This link provides many different locations on the
web for insects. This should be your first stop in your search for ants
and other insects.
and the Ants: Revised -- Page 1
Read a fable called 'The Grasshopper And The Ants.'
the Ant Made a Bargain" by Karawynn Long
A folktale called 'How The Ant Made A Bargain' for you to read and enjoy.
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