Spiders And Webs

Description

This activity demonstrates the relationship between spiders, pests, and agricultural crop success. Students complete a design challenge to build and test a paper plate spider web for catching prey. There are also discussion prompts about spiders and predation.

https://www.sciencefriday.com/educational-resources/investigating-community-food-webs-ecological-importance-spiders/

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Media Format

Text/Web Page

Creation Date

2016

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