ERIC Number: EJ677469
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Using Ants To Investigate the Environment.
Hagevik, Rita A.
Science Activities, v40 n2 p6-13 Sum 2003
Describes three inquiry-based activities designed for students to begin to understand complex environmental relationships in their own backyard. Includes investigations of ants, which allow students to establish a baseline survey of ant fauna, test the importance of ants in nutrient cycling and soil structure maintenances, and increase student understanding of the environment and their impact on it. (KHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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