Army Ants Lesson for Kids


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How many body segments does the army ant have?

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1. What is the name of the formation that army ants make to protect the queen?

2. When army ants migrate, what are they doing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet combo to check what you know about the bodies and habits of army ants. You will be quizzed on specific terms and characteristics discussed in the corresponding lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions found in this assessment address:

  • The number of segments found on an army ant's body
  • What a formation made by the ants to protect the queen is called
  • The meaning of the word 'migrate'
  • What an army ant uses its jaw for
  • Why army ants often move from place to place

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the migration of army ants and why they do it
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as migrate and the term for a certain formation used by army ants
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the jaws and bodies of army ants

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about these fascinating insects, refer to Army Ants Lesson for Kids. The lesson contains information about:

  • Why these insects are called army ants
  • The physical characteristics of these ants
  • What they eat and how they use their jaws
  • Where army ants are found
  • How they travel and how they protect their queen