The lives of ants

by Laurent Keller

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 252 Downloads: 957
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Subjects:

  • Ants,
  • Ants -- Life cycles
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Laurent Keller and Élisabeth Gordon ; translated by James Grieve.
    ContributionsGordon, Élisabeth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL568.F7 K3613 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935145M
    ISBN 100199541868
    ISBN 109780199541867
    LC Control Number2008943416

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As a result the reader is left with an unending desire to learn more about these truly fascinating creatures."—The American Biology Teacher4/5(3). Mar 02,  · Jae Choe’s Secret Lives of Ants is a nice introduction and summary of the natural history of ants. His chapters are short, well-illustrated, and full of personal experience of the ants.

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Most photographs are by Dan Perlman. I recommend this book for those interested in ants, natural history, and ecology.4/5(1). Get this from a library.

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In what ways do our lives seem to be like those of ants. Show part of the movie Honey I Shrunk the Kids video, continue discussion. Discussion/portfolio topic: Ants, unlike human beings, are cold-blooded animals--i.e.

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LESSON 6 TEACHER’S GUIDE The Lives of Ants by Elizabeth Dana Jaffe Fountas-Pinnell Level O Informational Text Selection Summary Ants live almost everywhere in the world.

There are about 12, kinds of ants. They live and work together in underground cities called colonies. Every colony has three types of ants: the queen, the drone, and the. Carpenter Ants. Carpenter ants get their name because they build their nests in wood. This pest can cause significant damage to your house.

There are many types of carpenter ants throughout the U.S. measuring in size from one-quarter inch (about the width of a pencil) for a worker carpenter ant to three-quarters of an inch (about the size of a quarter) for a queen carpenter ant.

Book Notes. This book explores how individuals can act, by following simple rules, in such a way that the total collection of such individuals forms a system providing resources, relationships, and behavior that would otherwise be inaccessible to the individuals acting alone.

The Lives of Ants'The Lives of Ants', written for a popular audience, covers ant behaviour, ecology and evolution in a lively way. Deborah M. Gordon, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol Publication.

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Language Watch Edit Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software is a book written by media theorist Steven Berlin Johnson, published in Early review drafts had the subtitle "What the New Science Can Teach Us About Our Minds, Our Communities, and Genre: non-fiction.Summary and reviews of We Are the Ants by Shaun Hutchinson, plus links to a book excerpt from We Are the Ants and author biography of Shaun Hutchinson.

Summary and book reviews of We Are the Ants by Shaun Hutchinson. Summary | Excerpt Nana, lives with him. Early on, it's clear that Nana has Alzheimer's and lives with his family because.Informative and entertaining, Awesome Ants gives students a look into the intricate lives of ants.

Detailed photographs provide up-close views of everything awesome about ants, from communication through scents and vibration to their underground activities.

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