One of the creepiest and coolest natural occurrences is a great forum for data analysis and discussion! Explore the phenomenon of zombie ants, or ants infected with the Cordyceps fungus, with a series of activities and experiments. Kids follow different hypotheses about the ants and their places in ant society based on data provided on separate worksheets.
- Use in a biology class, an earth science, or language arts class in an informational text lesson
- Have kids form debates based on their opinions of the data analysis
- A fascinating look at the insect world for all learners
- Covers a wide array of skills for kids to practice