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An introduction to the behavior of ants

John H. Sudd

An introduction to the behavior of ants

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ants,
  • Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [178]-189.

    Other titlesBehavior of ants
    Statement[by] John H. Sudd
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886916M

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Third Edition. Steve Jobs has been known to use coercion—yelling at employees and threatening to fire them. Heat makes flying easier and freshly fallen rain makes the ground softer for mated queens to dig nests.

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In addition to defence against predators, ants need to protect their colonies from pathogens. Referent power Power that stems from the personal characteristics of the person such as the degree to which we like, respect, and want to be like them.

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Those who feel uncomfortable with power send those signals out unconsciously. Amazing philanthropists such as Paul Farmer, a doctor who brought hospitals, medicine, and doctors to remote Haiti, and Greg Mortenson, a mountaineer who founded the Central Asia Institute and built schools across Pakistan, draw on their own power to organize others toward lofty goals; they have changed the lives of thousands of individuals in countries around the world for the better.

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Now that students have had an experiential introduction group behavior of ants in the lesson Amazing Ants - Group Behavior in Insects, it's time to read a bit about some of their amazing social/group behaviors. At the conclusion of this activity, each student will present a mini-report, mini-poster, or reenactment with narration of one of the group behaviors complete with a statement about how Author: Jennifer Valentine.

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