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The Teacher's Corner - Teacher Resources - Lesson Plans. Spider Science Facts. 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. The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world.

Tree of Life Web Project Home Page

On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history (phylogeny). Each page contains information about a particular group, e.g., salamanders, segmented worms, phlox flowers, tyrannosaurs, euglenids, Heliconius butterflies, club fungi, or the vampire squid.

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. Pictures of spiders from NW-Europe and several links to venomous spiders and much more information can be found on the spider site of European spiders. This page is the main entry to more informative texts about spiders and their behaviour.

Spiders (class Arachnida) are eight-legged creatures belonging to a group (phylum) called Arthropoda that are different from insects (class Hexapoda) on several easy to see characteristics. They have no antennae, their eyes are like ours and not segmented, and they have four pairs of legs. Arachnology Society. Curriculum Bridges Insects. Safari Sensation Thematic Unit. Flies- They're whats for Dinner Thematic Unit. Spider Glider. Entomology - Spiders Images. Spider Resources. Insect Lesson Plans. 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. 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. The Raven offered, and because he was so large and strong they thought he could surely do the work, so he was sent first. Now no more of the birds would venture, and so the little Uksuhi (Ook- soo-hee)snake, the black racer, said he would go through the water and bring back some fire. That is how fire came to the People. Hope you all enjoyed the story. Aho! Camel Theme Unit. Nick's Spiders of Britain and Europe. Insects images and sounds. Wolves Levels 2-4. Bug identification.