Welcome to the web.
These eight-legged crawlers have an unnecessarily bad rap.
How does the jumping spider use its eight eyes to make sense of the world?
Students design and construct their own webs out of yarn and paper plates, test how effective they are at capturing Ping-Pong “pests,” and see how the removal of pests affects crop yield.
With their ornately colored bodies, rhythmic pulsations, and booty-shaking dance moves, male peacock spiders attract mates and researchers alike.