Ants in Space
Author(s): Gregory Vogt, EdD, Stefanie Countryman, MBA, Deborah Gordon, PhD, and Nancy Moreno, PhD
Pavement ant on a Dandelion.
Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org. CC-BY-SA 3.0
Students conduct open-ended investigations on the search patterns of pavement ants in Earth's gravity and compare them to experiments conducted in microgravity aboard the International Space Station.
Activities in the Ants in Space Teacher's Guide are designed for use with multiple grade levels and as observation for K–2 students.
Developed and conducted in collaboration with BioServe Space Technologies of the University of Colorado, Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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