Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

shown knowledge of

1what a formicarium isSummary sheet
2what species of ant, from a given list, are suitable for a formicariumSummary sheet and/or student completed work

demonstrated the ability to

3build a formicariumSummary sheet and/or photograph(s)
4fill the formicarium with enough soil and appropriate food and water to sustain up to 10 ants for a weekSummary sheet
5collect and introduce 10 ants from the same colony into the formicariumSummary sheet
6make daily observations on the changes in the formicarium over seven daysSummary sheet and/or student completed work
7release the ants back into their colony at the end of the seven days.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 25 July 2022Level - Entry Level