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an artificial ants’ nest, usually created to allow observation of the activities within the nest.
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A young friend who has an ant farm can't see why anyone would try to get rid of ants.
so the submarine is a little steep for your Christmas budget, every jogger on your list has a pedometer, and everyone else has an ant farm in his house all through the summer months.
multi-peak train track laden mountain, a state-of-the art Carerra Super Slot Car City, an impressive Atomic Toy Lounge featuring a range of robots and wind-up toys, a wall of ant farms featuring live ants, a 8-ft.
Their weed analysis, the first detailed one for ant farms, appears in the July 6 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.
The most common pests in the survey, these fungi have not been detected anywhere except ant farms.
and Canada, children were most likely to use simple equipment such as a magnifying glass, magnets and scales over more intricate tools like chemistry sets, ant farms and periodic tables.
Each of these ant farms may resemble a crumbling bath sponge, but "it's true agriculture," Schultz says firmly.
The researchers genetically screened 309 of the wild species and 553 samples from the same region's ant farms.
In the mid-1980s, Langton created a number of these simulated ant farms, including examples in which several ants move at the same time, to explore how cellular automata might serve as models of various processes characteristic of living systems.