The GeoSafari Day 'N' Night Ant Factory from Educational Insights isn't your typical ant farm. Instead of sand, the habitat uses a unique nutrient gel based on a NASA experiment testing ants' ability to tunnel in microgravity.
With this kit, you can watch ants up close as they chew their way through the see-through gel, creating fascinating tunnel designs. All you need to do is add ants! Either catch your own or order some using the included coupon to get a vial of Pogonomyrmex occidentallis, also known as harvester ants. Once set up, it's a self-contained ant farm that provides hours of educational fun.
This kit includes a Day 'N' Night Ant Factory with nutrient gel, a tunnel starter tool, a guide, and ant certificate. The nutrient gel provides food and water, making this a complete easy-to-care-for habitat that intrigues all ages. The clear acrylic habitat is 9" wide x 8" tall x 3.5" deep and includes three built-in magnification spots. You supply 3 AA batteries.
Why should you get the Day 'N' Night Ant Factory?
- Introduce the amazing world of insects
- Encourage a love of life science
- Reward kids’ natural, scientific curiosity
- Promote STEM learning
What do you get with the Day 'N' Night Ant Factory?
- Complete ant habitat with: 3 magnification spots; cool, color-changing LED lights with on/off switch; and air vent that allows air in, but keeps ants safely trapped inside
- Unique nutrient-rich gel, which means no feeding or watering
- Activity & instruction guide, with FAQs and how-to's
- Mail-in certificate for harvester ants (available in the continental U.S. & Canada only - ants cannot be shipped to Hawaii or Oregon - ants do not ship during the winter months)
- 3 AA batteries are required, but not included
Shipping Note: When you order ants, there is an additional charge starting at $4, with multiple options available. Ants Alive cannot ship to Oregon or Hawaii.
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