Ant Life Cycle

There are lots of things to be excited about when looking at the life-cycle of ants. And ants are fascinating. There are ants that have green metallic bodies and ants that have small eyes since they live in the darkness.

In this booklet students are also asked to observe animals with the goal of getting inspiration for new ideas. Hopefully, these activities will make the learning fun and engaging.

This package contains:

  1. Cards

  2. Can you identify the different stages?

  3. What is the connection between a larva and an ant?

  4. What do larvae and ants eat?

  5. Fun Facts

  6. Metamorphosis Poem

  7. Butterfly words - make your own dictionary

  8. Ask the caterpillar Sparkling Questions about pupae and ants

  9. Larvae are. . .

  10. Ants are. . .

  11. Life cycle

  12. Ant anatomy

  13. Ant heads

  14. Skeleton on the outside

  15. My Ant Gallery

  16. Think diving for an ant detective - school rules

  17. Think diving for an ant detective - the battle of the honeydew

  18. Think diving for an ant detective - big blue butterfly - help needed!

  19. Think diving for an ant detective - digging tunnels

  20. Think diving for an ant detective - removal company ant’s eggs

  21. Reflection - assessment

  22. How to use Biomimicry in the classroom

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Created: Jan 10, 2019

Updated: Mar 5, 2019


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