How a Blue Crab Changes as it Grows

Students explore the BlueCrab Archives website. It includes pictures of a blue crab as it goes through the stages of molting. Students often become confused with the term molting since it is used in different ways in the animal world. However, it is important to have them understand that animals go through changes as they grow. Some animals simply become bigger while others have to change a part of their body in order to grow.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
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Science
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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