Showed the students this as an opening:
Show students youtube video of spider shedding exoskeleton.
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My Teacher Tips:
Put specimens back where you found them.Teach children to respect living things.
Your attitudes towards animals will affect your students' attitudes.
Do not make students dissect or touch animals if they are uncomfortable.
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Wow! Time for a blog post update: I caught a black widow and her eggs sack the other day. My intention was to take her to school and show the students. Today the egg sack hatched and out came hundreds of baby spiders!!
I have to admit, I kind of love creepy science!
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