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Introduction Grade K Lessons Grade 1 Lessons Grade 2 Lessons Grade 3 Lessons Bibliography
Table of Contents
Lesson Overview
Teacher Background Information
Lesson Focus
Objective Grid
Lesson 1: Spiders! Scary or Nice?
Lesson 2: Spiders Have Special Characteristics
Lesson 3: Spiders Catch Prey
Lesson 4: The Spider's Life Cycle
Lesson 5: Spiders Have Natural Enemies
-Spiders Can Defend Themselves
-Spider Enemies
-Spider Paths
Lesson 6: Spiders Live Everywhere
Lesson 7: Now We Know Spiders!
References
Spanish Language Translations

Spiders - Lesson 5: Spiders Have Natural Enemies
ACTIVITY: Spider Paths

Objectives
Students make different paths between two points.

Materials
Geoboards with rubber bands

Procedures
Working in pairs, students make as many paths as they can for a spider to go from A to B (the prey).

  • Rule: You can't go back or retrace a step.

Discussion
How many paths did you make?
Can there be more?

Draw a spiderweb and show different paths the spider could take to get to the prey.

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