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K-12 Connections Event
Spiders
Subject Area:
    Science

Do you have students who love spiders? In this session, a naturalist from the Polk County Conservation Board discusses different types of spiders, such as web weavers and hunters. Students make a spider web and learn how spiders catch their food. This interactive program also allows time for students to ask questions, so come prepared.

Registrants agree to bring the following contents to the ICN session:

  • a ball of yarn or string for building the spider web.

Following the ICN session, registrants receive the complimentary books Diary of a Spider and Spiders or alternate titles.

Other Polk County Conservation Board ICN events include:

Monarch Tagging
Insects
Bats
Life on the Prairie
Animal Winter Preparation
Unhuggable Animals
Mammals of Iowa
Mammal Tracks
Cosmic Connections
Owls
Habitats
Amazing Reptiles
To Be A Seed
Sing a Song of Science

We must have at least 2 registered and confirmed classes in order to offer this ICN session. If we have to cancel the class you will receive email notification prior the day of the session.

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Notes:

Classroom Resources:

The following related programs are available on IPTV's broadcast or from the AEAs: (Check the K-12 Classroom Television (www.iptv.org/k12catalog) Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Grade Level: 4-12)
  • ZOBOOMAFOO: Climbing, program #10 (Grade Level: PreK-2)
  • DRAGONFLY TV (Grade Level: 2-5)

Sessions are provided at no cost by Iowa Public Television in collaboration with the Iowa Communications Network to PK-12 students and the adults working with or on behalf of PK-12 students in Iowa.

Sign up for the K-12 Connections eNewsletter to receive timely information regarding ICN sessions like this one.

Contact Person:
Abby Brown

(800) 532-1290 or (515) 242-4181
abby@iptv.org
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
October 28, 2013
 Monday, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, October 18, 2013
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