My Family and Me


Grade Level: Third
Health Topic: Family life
Subjects: Health, Science, Language Arts, Math, Music

Time of year:Active after the last frost and before the first frost.

Overall Objective: The students will observe and record the activities of the ant colony at various times of the day. The students will report on observations and discuss the role of cooperation and contributions to a family unit. They will compare the social structure of ant colonies and their families.

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