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173 resources with the concept spiders

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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The literacy focus of this three-unit module is on reading scientific and technical text and writing to inform and explain. In Unit 1, young scholars build background knowledge of the rainforest and the scientists who study them. Kathryn...

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: How Scientists Communicate About the Living Things of the Rainforest

For Teachers 5th Standards
In the first unit of a three-unit module, young scientists gather background knowledge about the rainforest's biodiversity. They learn how to identify the main idea in an interview and an article and practice notetaking, synthesizing,...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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Classic Children's Songs from

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Children's songs make learning fun. The eight classic songs in this collection teach children about counting and rhyming, animals and insects, clapping and dancing, and expressing feelings. Perfect for brain breaks and remote learning...
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Experiments in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Check out this collection of four fun studies based on real research from the International Space Station! Students compare spiders, ants, butterflies, and plants at their own school with those on the ISS. Tons of extra teacher materials...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
There are more than 34,000 different species of spiders that roam our planet. Now that's a lot of legs! Watch this video to learn about spiders and how they differ from insects.
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Bee vs. Jumping Spider

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Watch this battle between the jumping spider and an oblivious honey bee. Viewers will see how these jumping spiders use all eight of their eyes and all eight of their legs to hunt.
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Giant Tarantula

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The largest species of arachnid is the tarantula, more specifically the Goliath tarantula. Goliaths can grow up to a foot in length. Watch this video to learn more about the Goliath and how it catches its prey.
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Elmo's World: Imagine Bugs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Dorothy the fish has a great imagination. Today she imagines Elmo as a spider, a firefly, and a bee.
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Fun with spider facts

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars, using reference books to help with facts, will complete a scientific crossword puzzle about spiders.
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Summarizing Informational Text: “Hawaii’s Endangered Happy Face Spider”

For Teachers 5th Standards
Put on a happy face. Using an interesting resource, pupils read an informational text about Hawaii's endangered Happy Face Spider. Next, they participate in a jigsaw discussion to find the gist of the article. 
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Itsy Bitsy Spider

For Teachers K - 7th Standards
Bring the outside in to make observations in a controlled environment. Pupils learn about predator-prey relationships with spiders firsthand. They first construct a spider habitat and then feed the spider insects to make observations...
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Spider Sensations

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
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...
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20 Million Year Old Spider! Unweaving Spider Silk

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Talk about a sticky situation! What is spider silk, anyway? Scholars scope out the science behind one of the world's strongest substances through a video from an intriguing science series. A leading spider scientist discusses the types...
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Copycat Engineers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Young engineers learn about biomimicry, which uses nature to generate engineering ideas, in the fifth lesson of nine in a Life Science unit. Working in groups, they select...
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Two Bats and a Spider

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What creatures lurk in the rainforest at night? Meet three of them in one short video. Part of a playlist exploring mammals, the video presents a look at night research in the Amazon. Scientists locate and photograph two bat species and...
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Insect Adventure, Part 3

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After scientists collect insects, what do they do with them? The final Brain Scoop video wraps up an adventure to a field to collect insects. It details how they sort, study, and pin insects for future study. An Insect playlist allows...
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Insect Adventure, Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars look forward to using the pooter, otherwise known as an aspirator, to collect insects. The video demonstrates how to collect bugs in mesh nets, canvas nets, and in pooters to better study them. The second installment of a...
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Insect Adventure, Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why scientists use rotten chicken liver? The video explains this and more on a Field Museum trip to a prairie. Brain Scoop presents the first part of their insect adventure as part of the playlist on Insects. 
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Spiders: The First Web Developers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"You can always out run a spider." - Petra Sierwald, associate curator of insects at the Field Museum. Scientists identified more than 45,000 species of spiders, and an enchanting video explains how they identify each species as unique....
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For These Tiny Spiders, It's Sing or Get Served

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rejection is hard, especially if you're a male jumping spider! Life science scholars watch as the little spiders bust a move in an interesting video. Thanks to some amazing research, viewers can even hear the male's built-in beat box as...
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The Itsy Bitsy Spider

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Out came the sun and — then what? A captivating music video adds western flair to the ever-favorite children's song, "The Itsy Bitsy Spider."
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Why I'm Scared of Spiders

For Students 6th - 12th
Eighty-four percent of people have an irrational fear. This video focuses on a fear of spiders. It explains the different types of fear, the conditioning that creates fear, and the evolutionary advantage to these fears. It doesn't just...
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The Most Venomous Animals in the World

For Students 9th - 12th
The king cobra has enough venom to bring down an adult elephant. Video begins with a brief explanation of what venom is before exploring the most venomous animal in the world. It continues with examples of many venomous animals, how they...