Why is it important to use soap when you wash your hands? Check out the power of soap in this simple, but impressive investigation. Click here and here to watch a scientist in action. Click here for more directions.
Second grade is studying spiders from home. Click here and here to watch videos that they watched. Using their knowledge of a spider’s anatomy, they were asked to create new species of spiders.
There are not a lot of spider webs outside right now, but here is one way you can see them more clearly. If you suspect there is a spider web, spray it with a mist, and it will be much easier to see. In the first photo, there doesn’t appear to be an orb web. Do you see how an unsuspecting insect could be caught?