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Wild Classroom: Tarantulas
Wild Classroom: Tarantulas


Tarantulas

Standards Connections

LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics


Science & Engineering Practices

  1. Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
  2. Planning and carrying out investigations
  3. Engaging in argument from evidence (Middle-High School Activities only)


Curriculum-Based Activities

To use the curriculum, download the document and open in a PDF viewer or MS Word. Print as needed.



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  • Thumbnail cover image of Spider K-2 PDF​​
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  • K-2 Activities



  • Students will explore spider adaptations by answering questions, making observations and identify insect and spider body parts. Spider webs will also be explored as students learn how to make their own!

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  • 3-5 Activities



  • Students will explore spider adaptations by making observations about Colorado species, identifying spider body parts. They will also explore spider folklore, including writing their own.!

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  • Middle-High School Activities



  • Students will investigate Colorado spiders through research and observation, and then they will dive deeper into just one species to debate their adaptations with other students.