Biologist David Hughes shows zombie ants to kids at Penn State's Great Insect Fair.

Biologist David Hughes shows zombie ants to kids at Penn State's Great Insect Fair.

Biologist David Hughes shows zombie ants to kids at Penn State's Great Insect Fair.

David Hughes’ Kickstarter campaign, Bringing Zombie Ants to Life, aims to use the web to let students of all ages see scientists at work in the forest, and to experience the thrill of discovering more about our planet along with them. It runs through August 20.

Image: Courtesy of Roel Fleuren