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Spider Sensations

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Know that feeling when walking into a spider's web? Feel it from the other end! Scholars learn about the body parts of a spider and the specific spiders known as orb-weavers. Groups play a game to figure out how a spider finds its food in a web by creating vibrations on a yarn web for a spider to feel.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members conduct research about different web designs
  • Collect several pictures of spiders and divide them into groups based on web use
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a large open space for each group
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