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Arachnid Overview

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Jumping Spider
From nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic Kids
The footage in this amazing video shows how a jumping spider is able to capture prey without the use of a spider web. Run time 01:26.
October 14, 2009 at 07:57 AM
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Ages: 6 - 11
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Spider Building a Web
From YouTube, produced by Backyard Bugs
Did you know that it is instinctual for a spider to build a web?  A spider does not have to learn how to spin from its mother.  Watch in this video as a spider spins a web and catches its prey. Does the spider start at the middle of the future web an... [more]
November 7, 2008 at 11:09 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Why Spiders Don't Stick To The Web
From sciencefriday.com, produced by Daniel Briceno and William Eberhard
William Eberhard, of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Costa Rica, and colleague Daniel Briceno film spiders in the lab, in the field and under a dissecting microscope to untangle this longstanding arachnological myste... [more]
June 4, 2012 at 02:17 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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This Creature's Silk is Stronger Than Steel
From YouTube, produced by Bloomberg
There's a reason Spider-Man is a superhero; the creatures that served as inspiration produce a super material. The silk they make is unique in how strong and stretchy it is and has intrigued scientists for years. Replicating it could have huge implic... [more]
August 23, 2019 at 05:24 AM
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