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The Museum has reprinted here several articles on spiders from its magazine, The Living Museum. They are in PDF format.

The Wonder Fiber
The Brown Recluse Spider
Casting a Sticky Trap: Spiders and Their Predatory Ways
The Gift of the Spider Woman

Web Resources for more information about Spiders, their anatomy, habitat, and habits.

The Smithsonian's lessons on spiders; includes essay, anatomy, habits, glossary.
http://educate.si.edu/resources/lessons/siyc/spiders_pub/start.html

Southwest Education Devellopment Lab's set of spider lesson plans
http://www.sedl.org/scimath/pasopartners/spiders/welcome.html

Orb-web building page with film and interactive. Spider Room Info pages are full of information and activities.
http://www.spiderroom.info/buildanorbweb.html#movie

International links to spider information from Australia.
http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~glen/spider.htm

Spider activity sheet for observation activity
http://www.eih.uh.edu/education/habitats/activities/laporte/act5sheet.htm

Print Resources:
Duncan, Lois, 2001. The Magic of Spider Woman. Bt Bound. Paperback. Ages 4-8. ISBN: 0613314395

Mullet, G.M., 1979. Spider Woman Stories: Legends of the Hopi Indians. University of Arizona Press. ISBN: 0816506213

Oughton, Jerrie, 1994. The Magic Weaver of Rugs: A Tale of the Navajo. Ages 4-8. Hardcover. Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN: 0395661404

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