Tuesday, September 24, 2013

How Do Ants Communicate?
by Aidan, Keeshan, Adrian M., Hunter, Caden

Ants do not talk like humans. Ants release a special type of chemical called pheromones. It gives off information for other ants to follow. They also rub antenna to communicate. Queen ants also rub their chest in patterns to communicate.

Facts about Cleopatra
by Andrew and Zach

Cleopatra was a queen in Egypt. She was also the seventh Cleopatra. She made Marcus Antonius kill her younger sister. When her brother was going into battle she poisoned him. Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. and died in 30 B.C. She died because she let a Cobra kill her.

Why Can't Penguins Fly?
Cody and Stewart

All birds need to get places. Most fly. Penguins don't. The problem comes down to having enough energy to fly and penguins don't have the energy to do it. They lost the ability to fly when they developed more efficient swimming. Smaller wings did not help their cause.