Tell Me Why Spiders Weave Webs

Tell Me Why Spiders Weave Webs

Katie Marsico

Language: English

Pages: 28

ISBN: 2:00366395

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Young children are naturally curious about animals. Spiders Weave Webs offers answers to their most compelling questions about why spiderwebs. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

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la p t rs fi e th in s b notice the we mp or dry? a D ? s a re a rk a d r o t h located in lig ped in the p a tr y re p d e rv e s b o r Have you eve r you see e th e h w t u o b a k in h T silk threads? h spider it w s a re a in ts c e s in r more or fewe ll you? te is th s e o d t a h W . s web 22 Glossary antennae (an-TEN-ee) thin, sensitive organs on the head of an insect that it uses to feel and touch its surrounding environment arachnids (uh-RAK-nuhdz) animals such as spiders that lack a

la p t rs fi e th in s b notice the we mp or dry? a D ? s a re a rk a d r o t h located in lig ped in the p a tr y re p d e rv e s b o r Have you eve r you see e th e h w t u o b a k in h T silk threads? h spider it w s a re a in ts c e s in r more or fewe ll you? te is th s e o d t a h W . s web 22 Glossary antennae (an-TEN-ee) thin, sensitive organs on the head of an insect that it uses to feel and touch its surrounding environment arachnids (uh-RAK-nuhdz) animals such as spiders that lack a

the body to support health and various body processes species (SPEE-sheez) one type, or kind, of plant or animal spiraled (SPYE-ruhld) winding in a continuous curve around a fixed point vibrate (vye-BRAYTE) to shake quickly or move with rapid, back-and-forth motions Find Out More Books: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Spiders and Scary Creepy Crawlies. Orlando, FL: Ripley Publishing, 2014. Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth. Home Sweet Web. Minneapolis: ABDO Publishing Company, 2012. Web Sites: BioKIDS—Webs

and Cocoons www.biokids.umich.edu/guides/tracks_and_sign/build/webs/ Learn additional facts about the wide variety of webs that spiders spin. Kids Konnect—Spiders https://kidskonnect.com/animals/spider/ Find out more interesting information about these amazing arachnids. 23 Index arachnids, 8 body, 8, 9 claws, 16 daddy long-legs, 5 feet, 16 food, 6, 22 glands, 10 insects, 6, 8, 15, 22 legs, 8, 9, 17 predators/prey, 6, 14 proteins, 10 silk, 10, 15, 18–20 spinnerets, 10 stickiness, 13, 14–17

threads, 10, 12, 13, 16 vibrations, 14 webs, 6, 7, 22   building basics, 10–13   stickiness, 13, 14–17 About the Author Katie Marsico is the author of more than 200 children’s books. She lives in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, with her husband and children. 24

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