||This 92-page Spider Unit gives a solid foundation in spiders,
systematically studying: taxonomy, internal and external anatomy, diet, life
cycle, habits, habitats, venomous types, handling, observations, experiments,
webs, silk, and more.
Observe spiders, learn the variety of web shapes, memorize
with included flashcards, and find out why spiders donít stick to their webs!
Also, learn why a spider isnít an insect, and how to easily tell a male from a
female. Study about molting the exoskeleton for growth and how different webs
are used. Memorize the parts of the body, find the kneecap of the legs,
microscopically view the spiderís claw.
The appendix contains website listings
for the internet, along with a resource list. Labsheets are well-laid out.
Vocabulary, flashcards, lesson plans, writing assignments and ideas, many
experiments, and science are included.