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  • Ants - 1312 Words
    Identify the Ant Start by identifying the type of ant in your house so you can find out its nesting habits and have a better idea of where they're living (they may be nesting outdoors). Take a close-up photo of the ant and e-mail it (or snail mail it) to your local university extension service (enter your state's name and “university extension service” into any online search engine). The extension service will tell you the type of ant you're dealing with and where it nests. It may give you fact...
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  • Ants - 339 Words
    Ants are social insects that live in colonies being some of the most successful of insects. Ant colonies include one or more queens, workers, eggs, larvae and pupae. The worker ants maintain their developed structures known as "nests". Nests protect the ants against their enemies, some protection against extremes of weather, and are often placed close to water and food sources. Some ant species nest in the ground, many times under concrete or slabs. Some species will be found in wood such as...
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  • ants - 549 Words
    Ant, Power Animal, Symbol of Team Work, Oneness and Patience By Ina Woolcott When observing ants it is easy to see some of the special characteristics, or 'powers' they have. Ants are very industrious. There are ants that are solitary but most are part of a large community. Within the community there is a wide variety of activities and behaviours, with each ant knowing its place and fulfilling its duties with total loyalty to the whole. Each ant does his bit to ensure the survival of...
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  • Ants - 814 Words
    The district commissioner (who narrates the radio adaptation in the first person) describes the threat Leiningen faces: "Ten miles long, two miles wide—ants, nothing but ants!” Additionally, each ant is approximately the size of a man's thumb and wants to consume any form of life that falls in its path. (If this description is accurate, it means there are roughly 64 billion ants in the swarm; the entire human population at the time was less than 2 billion.) It is also mentioned that they can...
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  • Ant and C. Army Ants
    ANTS Introduction I. There are some species of ants such as; leaf cutter, army, harvester, weaver, honey pot, argentine, trap jaw fire, black garden, red stinging, yellow meadow and wood ants. A. According to studies each ant has its own business. Some of them defend the ant nest, some of them carry food. B. Each species of ants have their own distinct characteristics. Like, leaf cutter ants cut the leafs and carry them to nest. C. Army Ants are nomadic and they are always moving....
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  • Ant Observation - 688 Words
    The Observation of Ants Introduction Myrmecology has been around since the late 18th and early 19th century. Myrmecology is derived from the Greek word Murmek, which means ant. There are three main names that are most noteworthy: Linne who produced "Systemae Naturae" which he describes eighteen species of ants. Fabricius created five more genera and further described other species. Latreille was the most significant, he collected and studied the ants of Europe and described many species...
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  • Ant Colony - 1742 Words
    BUG’S LIFE THE MOVIE In the Disney movie, A Bugs Life, there are many sociological factors that are present. First there is the difference between the leadership styles of the Queen ant, Princess Atta, and even Hopper the grasshopper. Also, the ant colony it self portrays the differences in social groups and who is looked at as a norm based on the ants perception and those who are deviant from the colony. And lastly, another sociological perspective that can be seen is the symbolic...
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  • Types of Ants - 1055 Words
    Army Ants | | | | | | There are over 200 known species of army ant, divided into New World and Old World types. All are members of the true ant family Formicidae. New World army ants belong to the subfamily Ecitoninae. This subfamily is further broken into two groups, Cheliomyrmex and the Ecitonini. The Ecitonini group contains three genera, Neivamyrmex, Nomamyrmex, Labidus, and Eciton, the genus after which the group is named (Brady, 2003, Tree of Life). The most predominant...
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  • Fire Ants - 2187 Words
    Fire Ants Fire ants have been in the United States for over sixty years, and almost every American that lives in or frequently visits the quarantined states which they inhabit has had an unpleasant run in with these troublesome critters. Inhabitants of the Southeast who have ever stood unwittingly atop a fire ant mound know that the insects are aptly named. When the ants sting it creates a sensation similar to scorching caused by a hot needle touching the skin momentarily (1. Tschinkel...
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  • Ant Farm - 611 Words
    Preparation Outline Purpose At the end of my presentation, the audience will come to realize how majestic the ant kingdom is and how the inner works of their cities resemble that of humans. Introduction Most of you have probably heard or read about the amazing capabilities of non-human organisms to communicate and interact with one another. But have any of you really seen the interworks of such species’ societies? One specific organism of leaf cutter ants may surprise you, as you will...
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  • Battle of the Ants - 855 Words
    In the essay “Battle of the Ants”, written by Henry David Thoreau, there is a powerfully written comparison of a war fought by ants, to war fought by humans. Thoreau Carefully watched this battle take place. As the battle went on, he could see the army of black ants was much more powerful then the red ants. He compares this battle to that of the Trojan War. When reading this essay it becomes clear how similar it is when insects fight to how humans fight, especially the amount of struggle and...
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  • The Ants And The Grasshopper - 332 Words
     The Ants and the Grasshopper The ants were spending a fine, cold winter’s day drying grain, while all of the other animals were hibernating. They were talking about how much effort they put into getting the grain, in the hot, yet breezy summertime, and how many scars they had gotten from bears who had stepped on them. Then, one of the ants saw a grasshopper lying on the ground, and said, “Hey you guys, over here.” When the rest of the ants got there, the meanest ant...
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  • Reproduction of Ants - 553 Words
    Reproduction/Supplies/Entertainment/Labor In the ant colony reproduction occurs at an incredibly fast rate. The life of an ant starts with an egg. If the egg is fertilized, the ant will be female, if not, it will be male. When an egg is fertilized it has four stages it has to go through and develop by complete metamorphosis. From and egg, ants enter the larval stage which is particularly helpless, because it lacks legs entirely and it can’t care for itself. Food is given to the larvae...
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  • Ants Part 1 - 725 Words
    Ants Part 1 1. 3 different body parts of an insect are: The thorax Abdomen Antennae 2. The kind of ant pictured in the Trek Nature page is a weaver ant. Those ants form the most elaborate communicative organization in the insect world. 3. There are 12,400 known species of ants in the world today and they have a wide variety of lifestyles. 4. The three main jobs of worker ants are to: Gather most of the food, Help raise the young, and defend the colony. 5. The ways...
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  • Ant Colony Optimization - 7210 Words
    Table of contents Chapter No. 1. 2. 3. 4. Topics Introduction 1.1 Origin of Ant Colony Optimization 1.2 Towards Artificial Ants 1.3 ACO Metahueristic 1.4 Applying ACO to TSP 1.4.1 Detailed implementation of TSP with ACO 1.5 Ant System and Successors 1.5.1 Elitist Ant System 1.5.2 Rank Based Ant System 1.5.3 Max-Min Ant System 1.5.3 Ant Colony System Literature survey Further scope References 1 Page No. 4 5-7 7-9 9-10 10-11 11-14 14 14-15 15-16 16-18...
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  • Ants and Tension Free Life
    Union Is Strength You are a star, I am a star, compose a collective the Milky Way; you are a grass, I am a grass, paved the collective green; you are a flower, I am a flower, inserted into the collective the flower bed..." Yes, the collective power of the infinite. Unity, all difficulties can be solved. Unity, any enemy can be overcome. The results of unity are many. People can enjoy a tension free life living united in the society. It is said that ‘united we stand, divide we fall’. It...
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  • Why Ants Are Everywhere
    Why Ants Are Everywhere Characters: Ant, Ant Queen (with crown), Cat, King, Narrator Narrator: Did you know that once ants only lived in a certain area? This is the story of why ants now live all over the world. Ant: A feast! A feast to honor the King! And all creatures are invited! Oh, I want to go! I must hurry! (Ant crosses stage slowly) Narrator: And so Ant hurried off to go to the feast. But he could not keep up with the other animals becuase he was so small. Soon he was left far...
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  • Glyphosate effects on ants - 6094 Words
     An investigation into the effects of glyphosate on a yellow meadow ants ability to chose a food source Abstract: Yellow meadow ants play a vital role in our ecosystem and this experiment looks at how glyphosate alters their decision making when choosing a food source. To analyse the ants choice making I used a choice chamber with one side containing banana without glyphosate and one side with the herbicide. I hypothesised that there would be more ants moving to the side without the glyphosate...
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  • Ant Colony Optimization - 1415 Words
    Ant Colony Optimization EDWIN WONG PHILLIP SUMMERS ROSALYN KU PATRICK XIE PIC 10C SPRING 2011 Swarm Intelligence Swarms Swarm of bees Ant colony as swarm of ants Flock of birds as swarm of birds Traffic as swarm of cars Immune system as swarm of cells and molecules ... Swarm Intelligence/Agent Based Modeling Model complex behavior using simple agents Swarm Intelligence Digital Crumbs a la Hansel and Gretel Idea: stigmergy is a mechanism of communication by modifying the...
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  • Ants-Nature's Secret Power
    I. Name of program and producer Documentary Title: Ants: Nature’s Secret Power Producer: Walter Kohler Co-Production of ADI MAYER FILM and ORF II. Viewed on http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/ants-natures-secret-power/ III. Notes Ants are powerful predators: • Ants may live in colonies of up to 100 thousand and like a human city they need constant supply of food. • They kill large insects and carry them back to base. • In one year a single colony consumes over 10 million insects. •...
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  • Chocolate Covered Ants - 598 Words
    The book I read is called Chocolate Covered Ants. The book is about Max and his brother Adam. For his birthday, Adam got an ant colony and he loves it so much. But, he has to send for his ants through the mail and they don’t for 4-6 weeks. He can’t wait for his ants to come and he is so excited. When they finally come, he is so excited and doesn’t talk about anything else other than the ants. Max is always pretending to step on ants, or kill them in some way. He also assured Adam that people...
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  • Leiningen Versus the Ants - 445 Words
    Leiningen was an aging plantation owner. He ran his large, agricultural estate with the help of some four hundred workers. Leiningen was the type of man who took the bull by the horns, so to speak. He knew that within two days, a huge swarm of hungry, perilous ants would reach his plantation. He also knew that it was nearly impossible to stop them. Ants like these destroyed everything in their path. Leiningen believed that a man’s brain and his power to use it effectively made him...
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  • Ant Social Systems - 1336 Words
    Ant Social Systems Ant Social Systems The social structure of ants is a very complex and interesting one. They live together in underground colonies where they divide labor amongst each individual and work as a cohesive unit. “Scientists estimate that there are about 20,000 different ant species roaming the Earth today (Binns, 2006).” While each species is unique in looks, habitat and food intake, they all share a unified behavior. Of all social insects ants are amongst the highest...
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  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Ant Colonies
    East West University Department of Computer Science and Engineering Course Title: Advanced Artificial Intelligence Course Code: CSE 532 Assignment 1 Section 1 Course Teacher: Dr. M. Ameer Ali Q1. Write a research article for ANT COLONY OPTIMIZATION. Name:A.K.M Abdul Halim ID:2009-2-96-010 Contents: 1. Abstract 2. Introduction 3. Existing Literature Survey 4. Analysis of the Existing Algorithms 5. Conclusions 6. References Abstract Ants: Small...
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  • Ant Colony Optimization for Routing in Wireless Sensor Network
    ANT COLONY OPTIMIZATION FOR ROUTING IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS A SEMINAR REPORT Submitted In partial fulfillment for the requirement for the award of the Degree of MASTER OF TECHNOLOGY IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Under the guidance of Submitted By Mr. ASHISH PAYAL MEHAK KHURANA Assistant Professor TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter...
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  • Ant Colony Optimization for Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks in Urban Environments
    Ant Colony Optimization for Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks in Urban Environments Gianni A. Di Caro, Frederick Ducatelle, and Luca M. Gambardella Technical Report No. IDSIA-05-08 May 2008 IDSIA / USI-SUPSI Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence Galleria 2, 6928 Manno, Switzerland This report represents the draft English version of the book chapter (in French) Optimisation par colonie de fourmis pour le routage dans les rseaux mobiles ad hoc en environnement urbain, that...
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  • Ants: Story Compares To American Government Today Of All Politics
    Neftali Carrera political science 12/05/12 Movie Antz The movie Antz is just like the American Government today because it has all tips of politics. In the movie it has many government issues like the colony was led by a president. In the colony there was always someone who would decide “who gets what, when, and how.” The purpose for someone to decide something and having a government is to have order of things. The movie Antz shows that it has a...
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  • Route Planning for Unmanned Aircraft Based on Ant Colony Optimization and Voronoi Diagram
    2011 Second International Conference on Intelligent System Design and Engineering Application 2012 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Engineering Application Route Planning for Unmanned Aircraft Based on Ant Colony Optimization and Voronoi Diagram Zhou Shudao, Wang Jun, Jin Yongqi Institute of Meteorology, PLA Univ. of Sci. & Tech., Nanjing Jiangsu 211101, China Wangjun19007@163.com Abstract: The technology based on ant colony optimization and Voronoi diagram was...
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  • Discuss the origin and significance of diversity within and between species in a named taxonomic group of your choice(Ants).
    IntroductionAnts Formīca are arguably the most successful organisms presently on earth. They evolved from a wasp like common ancestor approximately 150 million years ago(2006 Chuck Lydeard)1. Due to their long ecological dominancy amongst insect and short life span they have undergone a high rate of adaptive radiation. Leading to a reasonably large amount of species and inter- species diversity. There are at least 12000 different species of Formicidae (2008 Edward O. Wilson)2 which have...
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  • English Class - 814 Words
    An Animal Called Ant. Fachry Ardani People define ant as the smallest animal on earth. Although they are small, ants almost colonized almost every landmass on earth. Ants are very social insect, they form a group to build their own nest and search for foods while most of each nests consisted of one ant queen on every colony and thousands of ant workers. Most of the humans consider ant as a diligent and genius creatures, but apparently we have been looking at ant intelligence the wrong...
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  • Centralized Versus Decentralized Control in Manufacturing: Lessons from Social Insects
    Carl Anderson and John J. Bartholdi, III (2000). Centralized versus decentralized control in manufacturing: lessons from social insects. Pages 92–105 in “Complexity and Complex Systems in Industry,” Proceedings, University of Warwick, 19th–20th September 2000, (McCarthy, I. P. and Rakotobe-Joel, T., Eds.). The University of Warwick, U.K. 652 pp. [ISBN 0 902683 50 0] Centralized versus decentralized control in manufacturing: lessons from social insects Carl Anderson† and John J. Bartholdi,...
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  • Physics of Crumple Zones - 1229 Words
    A Bug’s Life – Text Analysis Synopsis: A Bug's Life is a 1998 computer-animated Disney/Pixar movie. Inspired by the fable "The Ant and the Grasshopper" and the classic samurai film The Seven Samurai, it tells the story of an outcast inventor ant named Flick who recruits a group of circus bugs he mistakes for warriors when his colony is threatened by a gang of grasshoppers for their annual feast. The purpose of A Bug’s Life: The reason I have chosen this film text it because its purpose...
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  • Termites Honolulu - 458 Words
    KILAUEA PEST CONTROL offers Honolulu Hawaii the finest pest control extermination services available. From Hawaii Kai to Haleiwa, we service all of Oahu. General Pest Services Kilauea’s general pest service includes regular treatment for most structural pests including ants, roaches, centipedes, millipedes, mice, silverfish, spiders, wasps, and pantry pests. Your technician will assess the pest needs at your home and treat them based on your needs. The first time we treat the property (initial...
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  • Victory - 2334 Words
    [pic] Three days now we have been struggling to keep the Black Ants out of our colony. There’s been no sign of hope; it seems that every time we push them back they come back stronger. We have been holding out in our colony surrounded by cliffs and the only way to get in and out is to cross the stream. We had a branch crossing the stream but we had to knock it into the river when we seen the black ants attacking. The black ants keep on trying to build up bridges to get over and take...
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  • Religion in Film: a Comparison of Fight Club and Antz
    At first glance, David Fincher’s “Fight Club” and Dreamworks Studio’s “Antz” could not be more diametrically opposed to each other in form and genre. One is a dark commentary on the vacuity of modern life, fraught with homoerotic subtext; the other is a brightly animated cartoon where the bad guy dies, the good guy gets the girl, and everybody lives happily ever after. I intentionally chose these two films, however, for their thematic similarity, to examine the recurring motif of striving for...
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  • Altruism and Group Behaviour - 1213 Words
    Biology 25IB Altruism and Group Behaviour I wonder… Assignment Individually, using academic sources research and answer the following question. Explore animal group behavior. Select 5 different organisms from 5 different phyla and simple explore animal group behavior. Include altruism in at least 2 of your descriptions. NOTE: There is no right or wrong answer. I want you to interpret the question and answer it using at least 3 different sources. Two of your sources have to...
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  • Macaranga Pruinosa - 417 Words
    Macaranga pruinosa (Miq.) Műll.Arg. Pohon (kecil), tinggi hingga kurang lebih 25 m, 30 cm dbh, reproduktif mulai tinggi 5 m dan 5 cm dbh. Ranting padat, berambut rapat (rambut tunggal, pendek). Daun penumpu bulat-telur-melebar, semi-persisten, ujung melengkung ke atas dan ke dalam membentuk struktur seperti kantung, tidak melingkari ranting seluruhnya, panjang 3-15 mm, lebar 5-15 mm. Tangkai daun berambut rapat, panjang hingga 25 cm. Daun berseling, memerisai, 3-cangap, panjang 7,5-24 cm,...
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  • Holonic Model - Organization Structures
    Organizational Theory and Design * From Ants to Bluetooth : Exploring the Holonic Enterprise * United we stand, divided we fall : The role of culture in an organization From Ants to Bluetooth Exploring the Holonic Enterprise The ants in my kitchen formed a steady trail to the sugar container. One of nature’s simple yet fascinating creations is the ant. Every member of this species possess identical qualities: disciplined, hardworking and focused....
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  • Review of Related Literature - 284 Words
    CHAPTER 5: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION Ants are widely distributed throughout the surface of the earth and their existence has a big role especially in the ecosystem. And they cover almost of the biomass of the earth’s surface. From a single worker to the queen of the ant colony have their own role so that there colony and also their specie will survive even in drastic environment. They are also noted for there discipline and distinctive behavior as a social insect. From caring...
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  • They Are Similar Antz
    In the movie "Antz" the ants posses very many qualities which are similar, and some the same as humans. The first quality that is similar to humans, is that the ants all try to work themselves to the top of the ant colony, this is one quality that the character Z has more then the others. Another quality that the ants have to live by which is they live, and follow instructions by one controller. The ants also posses many similar human characteristics. They also show similar emotions that...
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  • Social Insects - 1427 Words
    Social insects such as ants, bees, termites, and wasps, provide us with a powerful metaphor for creating decentralized problem-solving systems composed of simple, interacting, and often mobile, agents. The emergent collective intelligence of social insects lies not in complex individual capabilities but in networks of interactions that exist among individuals and between individuals and their colonies. The daily problems solved by a social insect colony include the following: finding food,...
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  • Anthropology in relation to Disney's "A Bug's Life".
    When viewing Disney's A Bug's Life with the critical eye of an anthropologist, it is hard to truly believe that it is a children's movie. This movie is an introduction to the complex world of anthropology and it's concepts. One finds elements of culture in many different lights throughout this film. A Disney masterpiece shall be proven in this paper to not only intrigue the younger audience, but it shall verify the fact that the way humans function is so easily portrayed, even in the simplest...
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  • Social Insects - 848 Words
    Social Insects “The little things that run the world”- E.O. Wilson Social Insects I. Levels of sociality II. Castes and Polyethism III. Social insect examples IV. Ecological success Society • A group of individuals that belong to the same species and are organized in a cooperative manner. Aggregations • Non-social grouping of individuals Monarch butterflies aggregating Levels of Sociality • • • • • Solitary Subsocial Parasocial Eusocial Presocial Classification...
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  • A Bug's Life: Movie Review
    The movie a Bug's life is a very entertaining film filled with comedy and action, about everyday life problems of insects. Specifically ants, and their relationship with the grasshopper. But if one look behind the very basic layer of the film we start to discover many symbols, imagery that can help one understand and appreciate the film a Bug's life just a little bit more. Within the film were all types of allusions,symbols, and themes that help one to connect with the film more. For example...
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  • Nature, Trail Geomety - 3205 Words
    TRAIL GEOMETRY GIVES POLARITY TO ANT FORAGING NETWORKS Duncan E. Jackson, Mike Holcombe, Francis L.W. Ratnieks Pheromone trails are used by many ants to guide foragers between nest and food1, 2, 3, 4. But how does a forager that has become displaced from a trail know which way to go on rejoining the trail? A laden forager, for example, should walk towards the nest. Polarized trails would enable ants to choose the appropriate direction, thereby saving time and reducing predation risk. However,...
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  • Once and future king expanded my mind
    Expanding my Mind The romance novel, "The Once and Future King", contains several major humanistic themes. Its central theme throughout the entire book is Arthur's exploration of human nature regarding power and justice, as he tries to suppress the widespread "might is right" attitude. Through the transformations Merlyn provided Wart, I was able to develop my own attitude toward the subject of war. The antiwar theme became most prevalent in the chapters where Merlyn morphs Wart into different...
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  • A bugs life - 615 Words
    Tuason, Cyrille Marvin P 2013104904 A Bug’s Life In the beginning of the film, it started with the ant colony getting and placing all food in a single place. They are preoccupied by traditional agricultural labor, an illustration of an economy needing workers to do the labor because there is scarcity of resources so they need to maintain the amount of food for the colony. This is a depiction of a farmer living on a farm and must harvest his crops to have production and resources for...
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  • Antz Operations Mgt - 1243 Words
    Discussions: 1. Identify scene/s in the case/movie where the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) concept was utilized; if the concept was not utilized, on what occasions/scenes should it have been utilized 2. Apply the decision tree to any of the product and/or service design aspects in the case/movie 1. Quality Function Deployment (QFD) * There was a scene where Z and Bala were talking about the unfortunate situation of the soldiers of the colony, and it would not be the case...
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  • Antz Essay - 587 Words
    ANTZ Essay Plato and Z represent the same idea but in different ways. The movie ANTZ and Plato's Utopia have many striking yet relatable similarities. I've found that in both, the Military assumes the dictatorial role, while the workers are there to take their commands. But, often within the hierarchy there are rebellious (antz) people who feel that they are being mistreated and yearn to live in a land where free will is always convenient, like, Plato's Republic/ Utopia and ANTZ's...
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  • A Reflection of Antoinette's Live - 1441 Words
    Katie Powell 11-29-05 A Reflection of Antoinette's Life One theme in this novel Wide Sargasso Sea is Identity. Antoinette's walk on a path that she is unfamiliar which is a representation of her trying to figure out her identity. Within the first few pages, her life story is told on one simple walk. "So I too left it and stayed away till dark. I was never long at the bathing Pool, I never met Tia. I took another road, past the old sugar works and the water wheel that had not turned for...
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  • The Overall Subject of a Paragraph: Finding the Main Idea
    Finding the Main Idea Paragraph: A group of sentences organized around a topic, a main idea about the topic, and details that support the main idea. Topic: The overall subject of a paragraph. Main Idea: A statement that tells the author’s point about the topic. The main idea provides the message of a given paragraph or the argument that is being made about the topic. Details: The specific information about the main idea or support for the main idea. Main Idea = Topic + Author’s Point...
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  • Lesson Plan for Cda - 489 Words
    Teacher: Ms. Sarah Shape of week: Diamond Theme:Bugs Letter of week:U Age: 4yr old preschool Color of week: blue Date: March 12-16 Activities/Subjects Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Large group Time Welcome song Pledge Weather Calendar Ants go marching Song Insect object: Pictures of Insects Welcome song Pledge Weather Calendar Itsy bitsy spider Song Reread books from previous day Welcome song Pledge...
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  • Invasive species - 763 Words
     Invasive species in Florida Rehta Bossman Everest Univeristy Enviromental Science 5 Aug 13 Mr. Perry Abstract The Red Imported Fire Ant is a major pest in urban landscapes including residential/ commercial lawns, sports fields, golf courses, parks and threaten households, agriculture and wildlife. “Red imported fire ants threaten agriculture, wildlife and homes” Red imported fire ant bodies are reddish with shiny dark brown gaster and have a...
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  • Invasive Species - 545 Words
    Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis Invicta) Fire ants get their name from their painful stings and bites. They are a special type of ant that is actually a health threat and an environmental threat as well. They are small yellowish-red to black ants, all in the Genus: Solenopsis. The two most important species are the Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA), Solenopsis Invicta, and the Solenopsis xyloni. It is found in the family Formicidae. This small insect can mean big problems for people and animals....
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  • Extended Essay. - 1157 Words
    Published: December 12, 2012 Impact of Humans on Ecosystems By Lamario Moore Have you ever wondered what drastic changes our actions make to our ecosytem each day? Several of the things we do from loitering to visiting zoos have a dealing with the ecosystem and how it functions. A typical ecosystem growing and thriving. Credit: Google Images Conserving biodiversity is a very important task as a human. We must help keep the organisms and living things intact. A rainforest is the...
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  • Bugs Life - 614 Words
    Flik an ant is a character in the movie Bug´s Life. During his mission he plays a leadership role. In search for warriors to help them fight and defeat them the grasshoppers to be free from them. Flik gets extraordinary things done, which became a leadership model, based on the 5 principals of leadership. I believe that Flik is an extraordinary leader which elaborates the 5 principals of leadership by Kouzes and Posner. Flik challenge the process by searching out new...
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  • The Jari Project - 260 Words
    Monday 24 March The Jari Project Evaluate the economic and environmental performances of the Jari Project. Daniel K Ludwig Land, 300 miles north from Belem, port site access possible Raw jungle, untouched, ”lush image” deceptive Poor soil Foliage protects soil from erosion 1. Cut down valuable trees Cleared all land Disturbed balance Machines damaged soils Expensive Replace by labour 2. Gmelina – Tree farm Supply of pulp for paper or firewood Planted on vast scale...
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  • A Summary on a Land Turtle - 365 Words
    Summary A land turtle navigates through a dry patch of ground toward a slanted highway embankment full of oat beards and foxtails. Resolute and unswerving, the turtle fights its way up the slope to the highway and begins to cross the hot pavement. A speeding car swerves onto the shoulder to avoid the turtle. Moments later, a truck purposefully clips the shell of the turtle, sending it spinning to the side of the highway, landing on its back. Eventually, the turtle rights itself, crawls down...
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  • The Sword in the Stone - 908 Words
    The Sword in the Stone is a book about an adopted child named Wart. He is of royal blood and does not know this. One day when Wart is in the forest, he finds a magician named Merlin. Merlin comes home with Wart and agrees with Sir Ector, Wart's guardian, to become Wart's tutor. Merlin goes about educating Wart by transforming him into different animals. Through each transformation Wart experiences different forms of power, each being a part of how he should rule as king.

    The first...
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  • Altruism/ Kin Selection - 1543 Words
    Altruism/kin selection “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today (James Dean)!” By this being said ants and bees are there to protect and provide for the queen at any means necessary. This is where altruism and kin selection play a huge role in the lives of bee’s and ants. Kin selection and Altruism is equal with social insects to dominate many terrestrial habitats that they can hardly describe it as colony of organisms because the individuals appear to operate as a unit...
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