Holy galloping ants

Word Count: 651

The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. This article could be used to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations to students in years 5, 8, 9, and 10.

Contextual maths and activity idea included.

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Years: 5, 8, 9, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Genetics, Living Things

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Physical Sciences – Energy