Spiders

Category: Nature

Spiders
1.         Do one of the following:
a.       Collect, identify and preserve at least 16 species of spiders. (Place on each specimen bottle a label showing locality and date of capture and the spider=s name)
b.      Make colored drawings of at least 16 species of spiders, life size or larger and in natural color. Label each with its name.
c.       Take color photos of at least 16 species of spiders. Identify each as to locality, and date taken, and spider=s name.

2.         What is the largest member of the spider family?

3.         Write a description (forty words) of a spider that has gained notoriety in your region.

4.         Give three ways in which spiders differ from insects.

5.         Make a careful drawing (about one?fourth natural size) of an orb web.

6.         What other kinds of webs are there besides the orb web?

7.         What do spiders eat? Make a list of victims found in spider webs.

8.         For what is a spider web useful?

9.         Find two references in the Bible to spiders and their webs.

10.     What are the chief enemies of spiders?

11.     How do spiders help us, and how do they hurt us and our property?

Level: 2