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The Teacher's Corner - Teacher Resources - Lesson Plans. Mammals You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.

The Teacher's Corner - Teacher Resources - Lesson Plans

Further down, you will find Web Sites. At the bottom of the page, you will find Books that you can order directly from! Lesson Plans This indicates resources located on The Teacher's Corner. Culminating a Mammal Unit Grades 2+ A simple hands-on activity for the end of your unit. Bears Grades Various A complete unit! Internet Resources Grades Various WOW!! Whales Grades Elementary Reader's Theater {Return to the top of the page.} Web Sites Animal Channel Arctic Wildlife Portfolio Learn about the mammals that can be found in this region of the world.

Grasslands Biome Mammals that call the grasslands their home. Hall of Mammals "An extensive taxonomy from the University of California Museum of Paleontology. " Kid's National Geographic National Wildlife Federation Search for mammal information. Ocean Link Learn about all of the great Marine Mammals. Spider Science Facts. Because they have some characteristics that are different from insects.

Amongst the vast numbers of invertebrate animals in the Phylum Arthopoda, more than a million different kinds have bodies with three main parts--head, thorax, and abdomen. The head has eyes, antennae and mouthparts. The thorax has three pairs of legs. The entire body is protected by a tough outer covering called an exoskeleton. Animals that share these characteristics are called insects. Vertebrate Animals Integrated Unit. Amazing Ants Thematic Unit. Arachnophobia.

Arachnophobia is the scientific name for the fear of spiders.


It is the most common example of an animal-based phobia and many people experience it mildly. For some people it has very intense effects. Different people suffer to different degrees and to those who do not suffer them phobias seem irrational, the afflicted person reacts intensely to the merest sign of the phobia causing animal. It is often difficult, if not impossible, for those of us not suffering to make any sense of what they are experiencing. Phobias can be stimulated by many animals but spiders are the most common source. Insects Unit Plan [Eng Online] EXPLORIT SCIENCE CENTER: Science Facts. Tree of Life Web Project Home Page. Spider Theme Unit. Bug A Boo Thematic Unit. Spiders. Spiders of Australia with information and pictures.

This site aim is to show the common spiders of Australia by means of color photos and some informative text.

Spiders of Australia with information and pictures

All the pages together contain over 1200 spider pictures with 520 species in 169 genera that were photographed in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Northern-Territory and Western Australia. Arachnology Society. Curriculum Bridges Insects. Safari Sensation Thematic Unit. Flies- They're whats for Dinner Thematic Unit. Spider Glider. Kindergarten and 1st grade students at Avocado Elementary School, in Homestead, Florida made Spider Gliders as part of their inquiry unit on Spiders.

Spider Glider

The students have lots of questions about spiders. "During a spiders life time how much dragline can it make? " "Do the spider's spinnerets ever get clogged? " "And if so how does the spider gets them unclogged? " Entomology - Spiders Images. Spider Resources. Insect Lesson Plans. Insects You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.

Insect Lesson Plans

Further down, you will find Web Sites. Creatures of the Night Level 1-4. ExZOOberance - Celebrating the Animal Kingdom! Spiders. Minibeasts Field Trip. Insects and Minibeasts: A Creepy Crawly Experience for Grades 1-3 By Theresa Hughes-Feletar: Dip.Ed(ece);B.Ed;M.Ed.

Minibeasts Field Trip

Updates as needed are by The world of insects has always been fascinating, mainly because we can see them, they are a part of our daily lives and we have so much in common with them. Insects are part of a group called minibeasts, which are creatures without backbones. Like humans, most insects are social and live in communities--they have leaders, workers and child rearers. Observing and learning about insects is fun and exciting because of their size. While we can't all have a powerful microscope or magnifying glass to get a close up view of every tiny pore, hair and segment of the insects, through the power of the world wide web we can share entomologists' studies and microphotography with zoom digital cameras to view, study and dissect online. Entomology studies using the Internet allow students to: Objectives Terms To Learn.

Borrico - Animal Exploration for the Young. Home abcteach. Gerbils-Hamsters Theme Page. Gerbils-Hamsters Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to information about Gerbils and Hamsters.

Gerbils-Hamsters Theme Page

Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about and care for these animals. Please read our disclaimer. Gerbils Hamsters Gerbils [The] Best Gerbil Links on the Web Over 50 links to Gerbil sites organized under headings such as faqs, homepages, diseases, colors, and behavioral biology. Gerbil Behavior Explanations of a variety of Gerbil behaviors, including gnawing, scratching, sandbathing, sleeping, retrieving of pups, food envy, agression, and more.

Gerbil FAQ Answers to questions on history, buying a Gerbil, housing, basic care, behaviour, medical care, and breeding. Insecta Inspecta World - Arachnophobia. Science Knows No Boundaries- Biocontrol of Pests Insects. AfriCam. Grandmother Spider & Fire. Indigenous Peoples' Literature In the beginning there was no fire, and the world was cold, until the Thunders, who lived up in Galun lati (Gah-lun-lah-tee), sent their lightening and put fire into the bottom of a hollow sycamore tree which grew on an island.

Grandmother Spider & Fire

The animals knew it was there, because they could see the smoke coming out at the top, but they could not get to it on account of the water, so they held a council to decide what to do. This was in the long ago time, when the animals could talk one to the other. Every animal that could fly or swim was anxious to go after the fire. Camel Theme Unit. Nick's Spiders of Britain and Europe. Welcome to Nick Loven's web site dedicated to pictures and photographs of British and European spiders.

Nick's Spiders of Britain and Europe

I made this site to help people who wish to learn more about spiders or are trying to identify a spider that they have seen. If you're looking to identify a spider, first take a look at the Spider gallery. There you will find a small selection of common spiders. If you cant find the spider there try looking in the Spiders by family page it has all the spider photos I've taken. If you are from the USA you might like to take a look at Nick's Spiders of North America as it has many American spiders. Insects images and sounds. Wolves Levels 2-4. Bug identification.