This storyline aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards at MS-LS2-1 and MS-LS2-4.
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This storyline introduces parasitism and biodiversity and revisits some aspects of cell structure.
Players take control of an ant-sized robot to investigate the inner workings of a functioning ant colony. Explore a beautiful new level where ants tend to their duties to help the colony survive. What would cause the ants to shun one of their own when the survival of the colony depends upon every ant doing its part?
Something odd is killing off the ants at an alarming rate. It appears to be some type of parasite, but why is it targeting ants, and how? Might it be the cause behind some odd behavior that the ants are exhibiting? Players perform real-time, hands-on experiments to investigate.