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A Spider Webquest

8th Grade: Spiders in Space
 
 
Go to the link: http://bioedonline.org/space/STS_Mission_134S.cfm and read the page.   Use the following sites as well: tell me what was the purpose of the mission and the findings. 
 
On the paper given, wirite a summary of the experiment and illustrate.
 
 
7th Grade:  Spider Webs
Read the information below about spider web forms. 
Go to the following site and research the composition of spider webs.  What are they made of?  They are a polymer - what is that and how does it relate to our study of chemistry? Write a report on the paper given summarizing your findings.  You may illustrate various types of webs as well.
 
 
 
 
 6th Grade: Spider Classification and Anatomy
Go to the following sites and research the classification system used for spiders.
What are the two families of spiders?  http://www.cirrusimage.com/spider.htm
 
Choose one of the spiders on the page below and illustrate it:  http://www.insectidentification.org/spiders.asp
 
Label the parts of the spider on your illustration.  http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/spiders/anatomy/spideranatomy.htm
 
Include the following information on your report:
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Genus
Order
Family
Species
  
 
5th Grade:  Complete the sheet given with information about the spider you researched.  Choose one from the page below:
 
 
 
 
 
Sites to Use:

http://www.spiderroom.info/

www.spiderzrule.com

http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/spiders/facts.htm

http://www.cirrusimage.com/spider.htm



4th Grade:  


CLick on the links below and find the answers to the following questions about spiders.


What do spiders eat? 
What is molting? 
What is a pedipalp and what is its job?
How do you know if you have a boy spider or a girl spider? 
Are all spiders poisonous?

Why don't spiders stick to their own webs?

http://eekwi.org/critter/invert/spiders.htm
Molt and Pedipalp
Is-it-a-boy-or-a-girl?
What-do-spiders-eat?

why-dont-spiders-get-caught-in-their-webs?



 


 

 

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