Escape-proof(a key feature) and break-resistant, the giant ant farm gives students a peek into the hidden world of nature's tiniest engineers. This is the largest classroom-sized version of the classic ant farm—15"W X 10"H! Ants have a rich tradition of farming; varieties are known to operate aphid "dairy" farms, raise seed crops and cultivate mushrooms! The ant farm design allows observation of the developing network of tunnels, the interactions and cooperative activites of the ants, and the gathering and storage of food. The ant farm includeds: special sand, food (for one year), the Ant Watcher's Handbook, watering dropper and a redeemable certificate for a "starter" group of ants.