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Spider web - preserve a real web

Catch and preserve a real spider web.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Science topic (2005 curriculum connection): 
Life Science: Animal Growth and Changes (grade 2)
  • spider webs
  • white spray paint
  • black paper
  • laminator

Spray the spider web with white paint.
Bring the black paper behind the web, and slowly move it forwards to catch the web on the paper. Fold the supporting threads behind the paper.
Laminate the paper and attached spider web.

Grades tested: 
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 2
Gr 3
Gr 4
Gr 5
Gr 6
Gr 7
Self guided
Teaching site: 
Science World
Activity originally developed and delivered: 

Science World