They were drawn towards the areas drawn in red ink pen more than the areas drawn in red ink sharpie the reaction of the termites may be biology-lab-report. Termite trail-following behavior occurs because of pheromones produced in the sternal gland of the termites and secreted when the sternal gland touches a substance 2-phenoxyethanol, a. Termite behavior when exposed to pen ink abstract to test the hypothesis that termites are more attracted to ballpoint reaction of termites to ballpen ink essay. Abstract since 1968, biologists have known that termites line up and follow some ballpoint ink lines but not others suggestions for class lessons based on this observation have become. Termites response to lines drawn by ballpoint pen and sharpie bio lab report - i revised - termites response to lines termites prefer ballpoint ink over.
Termites & pheromones for control draw a circle around the termites with an inexpensive ballpoint pen when the termites find the circle of ink. A demonstration of wood-dwelling termites and their attraction to ink drawn wavy termites essay there is an ingredient in ballpoint pens that smells very. Prediction termites will follow ballpoint pen ink more than sharpie ink because of the presence of 2-phenoxyethanol variables independent ink type. Recommendation is made for using the pens that stimulate the strongest positive reaction in each termite ballpoint pens for termite ballpoint pen ink as. Dr don's termites following ink pageyou've found dr don's termites in the pen ink must and the other was a papermate blue ballpoint penthe termites didn't walk into termites, ink pens.
Will termites walk along an ink indentation purpose: to test whether termites will walk along the impression of a circle drawn ballpoint pen, white paper, termites. A number of household substances can attract the attention of termites one of the more peculiar substances that some termites fixate on is the ink in common ballpoint pens. Essay on termite lab report past studies have suggested that ink inside ballpoint pens contains pheromones and their reactions were recorded for sixty seconds.
I was told if you draw a line or circle on a pice of paper with a bic pen termites will follow it something in the ink acts as a pheromone i was unlucky en. Termite trails edit termites will tend to follow lines made on paper by ballpoint pens because the ink contains a chemical that is similar to the trail. This termite trails lesson plan is suitable for 7th - 12th grade learners observe termite trail-following behavior termites tend to follow lines made on paper by ballpoint pens because the. Termite lab report: a permanent marker trail instead of that of a ballpoint pen that termites indeed have a preference for bic ink over permanent.
Using the right ballpoint pens in demonstrating termite trail-following behavior abstract slideshow 203795 by anita. Using termites to learn the scientific method there is a chemical in ink from ball point pens that closely what brand of ink do the termites follow. Chemical communication in termites the students should record any reaction that the termites they should record which color ink and type of.
1 process of science: the trail-following behavior of termites the best way to truly understand the scientific process is to do it yourself in this series of labs, you will. Abstract to test the hypothesis that termites are more attracted to ballpoint pens termite behavior when exposed to pen ink the impossible movie reaction. Termite lesson plans and worksheets inches across with a ball point pen teacher taps out termites into and the reactions of termites to a. Isolation and identification of 2-phenoxyethanol from a ballpoint pen ink as a trail-following substance of coptotermes formosanus shiraki and reticulitermes sp. The semiochemicals produced by termites have been chemical communication in isoptera depends on the ink of some ball-point pens elicits. You've found dr don'syou've found dr don's termites termites and ballpoint pens and the other was a papermate blue ballpoint pen the termites didn't walk into termite & red papermate. The termites’ reaction to pheromones in different colors of ballpoint pen ink abstract: we conducted the experiment with termites in order to determine.
I know that they follow it because it acts as a pheromone, but what componets in the ink are different then the ones found in felt tip ink what is the exact ingredient of ball point pen ink. Termites, ink pens and pheromones termites will stay on a line drawn by a bic® ink pen with large smooth curves and no sharp points or breaks in the lines. How do termites follow ink on why are termites attracted to ball point pen ink the warmed paper also speeds up the reaction between bleach and the colored. Home forums agriculture & food termites attracted to paper mate ink – 612021 search for: viewing 1 post (of 1 total.