The KIDzANTS Fire Ant Curriculum for Youth, originally developed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has various learning lessons and materials to explain where fire ants came from, and discuss fire ant biology and behavior.  This curriculum now resides with the eXtension Imported Fire Ant Community of Practice,  These materials are specifically located at eXtension’s Imported Fire Ants Youth Content page, KIDzANTS and Beyond: Educational Materials for Young People about Imported Fire Ants

At the end of each student exercise there are some notes for instructors with instructions for hands-on experiments and exercises. The leader manual listed below is the original manual that was prepared for KIDzANTS,

For additional self-help fact sheets on the management of the red imported fire ant, please visit the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Entomology home page ( where various self-help publications are located.

Link to red imported fire ant fact sheets:

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