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Activity Description of "Termite Tracking"

Title Termite Tracking
Audience Middle School/High School
Abstract Termites are attracted to the ink of Papermate ballpoint pens but not rollerballs or felt tips. When they respond, they follow whatever design you draw. This lab makes an excellent first day activity as an introduction to the scientific method.
Author Lana Hays
Email aelhays@ix.netcom.com
Unifying Concept Systems, order and organization
Science and Technology Abilities of technological design
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science Nature of scientific knowledge
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Behavior of organisms
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