FA Youth Home > Lessons: Living It Up in a Fire Ant Nest > Queen and Brood
Moving the Queen and Brood in a Fire Ant Mound
Although a fire ant mound is elaborate, the fire ants cannot regulate the …
FA Youth Home > List of Exercises Included in the eXtension Imported Fire Ant Youth Module
The following exercises were adapted from KIDzANTS * in order to allow an individual child or a group of children to complete the exercises. …
FA Youth Home > List of Exercises > Insect Condomiums
Activity: Insect Condominiums
Build and maintain a home specifically suited to an insect pet.
Learn ecologically based concepts such as niche, habitat and survival requirements of insects and …
FA Youth Home > List of Exercises > Mound of Trouble Matching Game
Activity: Mound of Trouble Matching Game
Like any animal, the fire ant needs a place to live. Learn about the construction and organization of a fire …
FA Youth Home > Lessons: Life in a Fire Ant Family > Winged Forms
Winged reproductive fire ants leaving mound on nuptial flight. Photo by Bart Drees
The alates (winged forms) of fire ants are most abundant in late spring …
FA Youth Home > Lessons: Life in a Fire Ant Family > Learning Activities
Life In A Fire Ant Family: Learning Activities
FA Youth Home > Life in a Fire Ant Family > Queens
|Close-up of a fire ant queen.
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Imported fire ants are very complex. Some colonies of fire ants have only one queen, but there are …
KIDzANTS and Beyond: Educational Materials for Young People About Imported Fire Ants
The following learning lessons explain where fire ants came from, and discuss fire ant biology and behavior. Instructions for hands-on experiments and exercises are included.
Lessons for Age
Are you a Second Lifer? If so you may want to play our Ant Detective Game on Morrill Island (Search for Morrill, teleport to Morrill (128 128 24) then navigate to 103.95.23).
FA Youth Home > Additional Resources for Fire Ants Youth Module