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Spiders

For Teachers 4th - 12th
There are more than 34,000 different species of spiders that roam our planet. Now that's a lot of legs! Watch this video to learn about spiders and how they differ from insects.
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Giant Tarantula

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The largest species of arachnid is the tarantula, more specifically the Goliath tarantula. Goliaths can grow up to a foot in length. Watch this video to learn more about the Goliath and how it catches its prey.
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Fun with spider facts

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students, using reference books to help with facts, will complete a scientific crossword puzzle about spiders.
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Spider Safari

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Today we are talking about one of the stealthiest, sneakiest, and most intriguing insects of all times, the spider. Learners will examine the predatory nature of these super bugs as they conduct a spider safari survey. Each child will...
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Who am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a colorful worksheet that has learners identify 16 different kinds of insects. Each insect has an accurate and colorful drawing associated with it. The insect names are at the bottom of the worksheet, and pupils must match up...
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Spooky Spiders-- Multiplication

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this math/cooking worksheet, learners learn to multiply while figuring our how many of each ingredient for spooky spiders will be needed for a class cooking project. Students draw pictures and calculate amounts for the pretzels,...
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Spiders Paso Partners

For Teachers 6th
A series of lessons about spiders is sure to intrigue your elementary arachnologists. It features important background knowledge, seven lessons about the characteristics and life cycles of spiders, and translations in Spanish. 
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Spider Watching

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Spiders are creepy, crawly - and interesting! Young entomologists learn about parts of a spider's body, their habitats, ways spiders catch their prey, and what they most like to eat. Some excellent art activities are included in the plan...
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Web It

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study spider webs. In this lesson on spiders, students carefully examine spider webs and try to determine how a spider web works to trap the spider's prey without the spider sticking to his own web.
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I Love Spiders

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete an integrated unit on spiders. They explore about spiders. Students read a book entitled I Love Spiders by John Parker. They incorporate Spider art, Edible Spiders, the making of a Spiderweb Room and Spider poems.
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Creepy Crawlers

For Teachers K
Students study insects and spiders, and answer questions about the insects they have studied. They complete an insect word search, praying mantis color sheet, and spider and insect Venn diagram. They finish up with a trip to the local...
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Miss Spider's New Car

For Teachers K - 5th
Students read Miss Spider's New Car by David Kirk. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of spiders. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library connections.
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The Happy Game: Insects

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young students will love learning with this fun and animated game. They feed the 'Happy Head' by answering questions about insects correctly. This game would be great as a science review or as a way for students to test what they know...
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Happy Face Spider Propagation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research genetic adaptations. In this chromosome lesson, students investigate dominant and recessive genes using spiders indigenous to Hawaii. Students create Punnett squares to determine the probability of passing specific...
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Spiders and their Webs

For Teachers K
Students investigate spider webs. In this spider web lesson, students gain information about spider body parts and how they make their webs. Students simlulate what it is like to be a spider walking on their web. Students illustrate...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students determine the best habitat for spiders. In this spider lesson, students listen to a reading of Eric Carle's, The Very Busy Spider. They discuss the spider's habitat before visiting the schoolyard to look for spiders in their...
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Identifying My Spider

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders navigate the Internet and research spiders.  In this spider lesson, 3rd graders view photos of spiders and use their characteristics to determine the variety of spider.  Students complete a spider data sheet.
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Picture This

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore finding facts from the Internet to create a nonfiction story. In this writing lesson, students fill out KWL charts and do internet research about the given topic of spiders. Students then create and illustrate their non...
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Introduction to Spiders

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover various facts about spiders including different species, body parts, and types of webs.  In this insect biology lesson, students begin a K-W-L chart about spiders, are read I Love Spiders by John Parker and Amazing...
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Get the Facts

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore spiders. In this spider lesson, students fill out KWL charts, discover facts about spiders and how to identify different spiders. Learners research spiders on the Internet and do online activities.
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We Are All In This Together

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars complete a variety of activities centering around insects. In this insects education lesson, students read People by Peter Spier and discuss the similarities and differences among people. Young scholars gather and explore...
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Spooky Spiders and Wacky Webs

For Teachers 1st
First graders study spiders. In this exploratory unit consisting of seven activities, 1st graders study spiders, their body parts, habitats and eating habits. Many of the activities in this unit are hands on and address multiple...
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Get to Know- Insects, Spiders and Others

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate live insects. In this insects and spiders lesson, students work in groups to explore the outdoors and capture insects. Students observe, discuss and record information about the insects they discover. Students...
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Tarantula Girl

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, young scholars read a two page true story about a girl who loves tarantulas. Students complete a 12 question multiple choice quiz on the story. There are four additional reading comprehension...