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Arachnids (spiders)

There are 9 videos in this category and 30 videos in 7 subcategories.

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Ages: 7 - 12
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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: 3 - 18
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Creepy Crawlers: Facts about spiders
From neok12.com, produced by Youtube
This video shows many different species of spiders, and how theysurvive. There are more than 34,000 species of spiders, and they roam everycontinent except Antarctica. Spiders are one of the most fascinating invertebratesin the world. This clip discu... [more]
November 24, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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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: 6 - 12
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Bill Nye the Science Guy - "This Is A Spider's Life"
From YouTube, produced by Bill Nye the Science Guy
This Bill Nye tune sung to the parody of the Foo Fighters' gives general information about spiders. This would be a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts about spiders. (1:23)
July 6, 2012 at 05:03 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Daddy Longlegs
From kids.nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic Kids
Take a look at this aphid-eating daddy longleg and an attack from the tiger beetle.  Run time 02:50.
April 25, 2010 at 01:24 PM
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Ages: unspecified
1111 Views:
The Spider that Invented the Wheel
From scholarspot.com
The Namib Desert is home to the Golden Wheel Spider with one very uniqueway of escape. He digs under the desert sand to prevent wasps from attacking. This spider also "carthwheels" away at an amazingly fast speed as shown in this 1:43 long video. Stu... [more]
May 10, 2011 at 08:58 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
810 Views:
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: 6 - 10
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The Magic School Bus Spins A Web - Spiders
From YouTube, produced by Scholastic
What do you do when a 50-foot praying mantis menaces your town? Run like the wind... unless you're in Ms. Frizzle's class and she's taken you on a field trip inside a 1950s sci-fi film. The movie's main character, the power-mad General Araneus (Ed As... [more]
September 1, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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Harvestmen (Daddy Long Legs)
From YouTube, produced by Robin and Patrick Garcia, Jr.
This puppet in Saluki, the puppet, introduces some basic facts about harvestmen, with some neat video of a group of harvestmen breaking up. These arachnids are called either Opiliones, Harvestmen, or Daddy Long Legs. From http://TorridonKennel.com/ T... [more]
November 7, 2008 at 11:35 AM
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