you are never more than about eight feet away from a spider?
Spiders are fascinating
creatures. They have specialized body parts and unique behaviors in
the Animal Kingdom. The ISM is presenting an online collection of spiders
containing facts and resources that help people learn about these wonderful
and ever-present arachnids.
text about spiders' anatomy, life cycle, habitat, and webs
A photo gallery
of some spiders found in Illinois and elsewhere
of the entire ISM collection of spiders
and lesson plans for web users and teachers
A list of print
and Web resources about spiders
that also contains several full-text articles from The Living
Museum magazine (in PDF format) about spiders and their habits.