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The Spider Silk Project

Seventh graders study spiders. They view spider silk through a microscope and compare it to human hair or other fibrous materials. In groups, they compare the strength and elasticity of spider silk. Finally they watch a teacher demonstration on polymers.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Types
Lesson Plans
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Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet