While observing the termites behavior, it was somewhat hard to determine which color the termites were attracted to the most all termites were walking around constantly and they would only. Termite behavior lab in this lab, you will investigate the effect of color on the behavior of worker termites, seeing if the termites are attracted to any of the colors. Subterranean termite identification and biology subterranean termite behavior little is known about the exact mechanism by which subterranean termites locate sources of food, but it. Environmental influences on subterranean termite foraging behavior and bait in the laboratory, subterranean termites built significantly longer tunnels. Termite description learn termite characteristics including appearance, behavior, etc orkin can help you get rid of termites schedule inspection today.
The present study investigated the trail-following behavior of the subterranean termite coptotermes gestroi (wasmann rhinotermitidae) under laboratory conditions the results showed that. Pheromones and termite behavior introduction wash hands thoroughly before leaving the lab follow all laboratory safety guidelines preparation place a filter paper into each petri dish. Using termites to learn the scientific method this is an inquiry based lesson plan used to teach students how to employ the scientific method students will learn all steps of the scientific.
Danielle christian ap biology 5th period lab report termite trailing behavior with different ink types. In today’s lab you will: observe the behavior of termites and draw conclusions about their behavior generate a hypothesis to explain the termite behavior. Take out your handout for the termite lab activity that we just did can anyone describe the termite behavior (walked along the papermate blue ink line. Fri oct 03 subject: re: termite behavior hi dr don i am a student at umass amherst in bio lab we observed that termites will follow certain inks they would wander around to lines.
Thinking like a scientist the termite lab ex termite behavior, number of times the termite touches a pen, length of time termite spends on a particular pen, etc. Gregg henderson insects, such as the formosan subterranean termite, are cold-blooded animals that depend on temperature and weather conditions for normal functioning. Sample lab report –termite behavior types of circles drawn on paper observed termite behavior control (circle drawn with ball point pen) termites traced the line drawn experimental. Interestingly, the drying agents in some ink pens resemble trail pheromones of termites we will test different pens to see which ones contain chemicals that termites respond to and observe.
Note the termite’s behavior each time you change a variable 4 when you are done experimenting, return your termite in the petri dish to the lab instructor. Choe laboratory - termite we study termite behavior 2 insecticide and termite control we study insecticide to control termite. A second termite (who we named ginger, though my lab partners are much too young to understand the significance) exhibits the same behavior question: what causes the termites to tend to.
Biology 1 mr pickett termite behavior lab learning objectives: 1 learn one general way that experimental methods can be used to characterize animal behavior. In this lab students observe the behavior of termites exposed to a “trail” made by a black ballpoint ink pen after initially observing the termites' behavior student teams develop a. Termite lab observations termite does not follow pencil termite backs up and finds the pen trail when off course termite follows shapes in this experiment, i studied the behavior of a.
1 termite behavior: focus on experimental design and results (adapted from surmacz, 2004 and matthews and matthews, 2012) prior to coming to lab this week, you should read all of the. Termite biology diversity termites are soil or wood inhabiting eusocial insects which generally have soft, white bodies and secretive habits. My attempt to show the formosan subterranean termite exhibiting trail following behavior with ball point pen ink the green sharpie elicits no response i al.
University of kentucky entomologuniversity of kentucky entomologyy insects in the classroom lesson plan no 103 class time: one class period (55 minutes) objectives z students will. Termite nests are often secondarily inhabited by other termite species ( = inquilines) that cohabit with the host to understand this association, we studied the trail-following behaviour in. Termite behavior labdoc 3750 kb (last modified on september 14, 2015) millions of termites work together to build their mounds results of termidor field and lab applications.