Project Description

Learn about the differences between arthropods, insects, and arachnids, play with building your own insects, meet some fascinating live arthropods, and learn about record-breaking bugs.

Adaptable to suit all grade levels.  The Amazing Arthropods class is perfect for introducing the following California State Science Standards:

  • Grade K: Similarities and differences among animals
  • Grade 3: Animal adaptions
  • Grade 7: Animal evolution.   

Featured Live Arthropods:

  • Arizona Blonde Tarantula
  • Vinegaroon
  • Terrestrial Isopods
  • American Giant Millipede
  • Bess Beetle