Essays Tagged: "Spider"

Spiders

My essay is on spiders. I have chosen a few spiders to report about. I also have some basic info about spiders in g ... I have chosen a few spiders to report about. I also have some basic info about spiders in general. Spiders comprise a large, widespread group of carnivorous arthropods. They have eight legs, can prod ... can produce silk, and usually have poison glands associated with fangs. More than 30,000 species of spiders are found on every continent except Antarctica in almost every kind of terrestrial habitat a ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

This is an essay for an art history class on native american folk lore art specifically dreamcatchers

I.E. without unnatural dies or chemicals).This is the story of the dream catcher. One day a single spider was spinning a web in a corner. The spider was doing so beside the space of Nokomis the grand ... spider was doing so beside the space of Nokomis the grandmother. Each day she came in to watch the spider at work. One day the grandson of Nokomis came in to hit the spider with a shoe. She told him ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"Spiders": a mini-report for a high school biology class

SpidersTurf and Abiotic Factors:Spiders are found worldwide, except for in the oceans, and they live ... ide, except for in the oceans, and they live in all habitats and at most elevations.Height and Size:Spiders range in size from less than 1.0 mm (0.04 in) to more than 10 cm (4 in) in length, with a le ... 04 in) to more than 10 cm (4 in) in length, with a leg span of up to 20 cm (8 in).Body Structures:A spider's body is divided into two parts: the front portion, called the prosoma or cephalothorax, and ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Spider" by William Taylor.

g in the direction of television and the Internet, maybe they should do some old fashioned reading."Spider" by William Taylor takes a bold look at teenage identity and the nature of ambition.Matthew " ... e musical talent. It seems he has everything going for him, but does he?The book tells the story of Spider and his journey of self-discovery, as he becomes a man.It is simply told in Spiders' perspect ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pholcidae spiders.

The Pholcidae, or "Daddy long - legs" spiders are extremely thin, fragile spiders, with an average body length of 5.5mm in length, and a l ... length, and a leg length of up to 30mm.These long leg lengths are at an advantage for the Pholcidaespiders when hunting other spiders, so that they go undetected whilst approaching its prayAnother co ... e Pholcidae enters the victims web, and using its ability to vibrate at high speeds, draws the host spider closer to the Pholcidae. When close enough, the Pholcidae will spray the host with silk web, ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fear-Why we fear and why having fears is not bad.

ve.The survival of the human race relies on instinctive fears such as being afraid of heights or of spiders. If we were not afraid of heights, we may try to do something idiotic like jump off a two-st ... s, we may try to do something idiotic like jump off a two-story building or play with a black widow spider. If we did not have these natural fears, we would have to learn, either by first-hand experie ...

(2 pages) 91 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Creative writting piece, designed to show a monologuge "Earl's Confesion".

er. In this speech he recalls the one and only time he did something "bad".Earl. Well, I once had a spider. [Pause] You didn't 'cos you're a girl and girls don't like spiders [pause]. I saved up for m ... into town, by myself. You remember Mr. Brown's pet shop?...Well, I went in there and brought a big spider: a...a...er...a tara-antulla, no...a tarantula. I put it in my pocket and left. It was massiv ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alone

rs ago; I went to Ocean Park with two of my friends. The Park was fully decorated with pumpkins and spiders. Some clowns and 'witches' were also wandering around to let people take photos of them. Aft ... the ankle and I fell down- the ground was slimy green, and sticky like glue. I then saw long-legged spiders and mice and a mummies slowly approaching me. I was shocked and screamed as loudly as I coul ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Essay on Red Back Spiders

ll ichneumonid wasps parasitise them, puncturing each sac with tiny holes. When the tiny pale-green spiderlings hatch, they disperse by ballooning to another suitable nest site. Females mature on aver ... le bite is dangerous. They can cause serious illness and have caused deaths. However, since Redback Spiders rarely leave their webs, humans are not likely to be bitten unless a body part such as a han ...

(1 pages) 26 0 1.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The life of a Tarantula

Tarantulas are found in dry, well drained soil all over the world. They are the biggest of spiders. They have eight legs, are often hairy, and have two big fangs. There are over 800 species o ... as small as a fingernail, to as big as a dinner plate.The tarantula also sometimes called the bird spider and monkey spider is a well known arachnid. They belong to the kingdom animalia, the phyla ar ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Roert Frost; Design

them to objects that typically represent death and darkness. The first line talks about a fat white spider. This line contradicts the reputation that spiders have. When a spider is seen, fat or skinny ... the reputation that spiders have. When a spider is seen, fat or skinny, it is usually black. I hate spiders and I would not label them as innocent or pure because spiders usually live in dirty environ ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Spiders.

me)I will focusing on the arthropod: Arachnid.ArachnidsThere are many different types, varying from Spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites, etc. 65,000 described world species* two body regions: cephalothor ... othorax, abdomen* eight legs* no antennae* Mouth parts are chelicerae(modified appendages) which in spiders are fangs.Spiders are ancient animals with a history going back many millions of years. They ...

(3 pages) 32 1 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A brief paragraph on the analysis of the Attic scene in "Obasan" by Joy Kogawa

ng through the attic, they both stumble upon various objects, most interesting of which are the two spiders which confront and engage eachother. After pushing a box aside, there is a spider and as it ... nt and engage eachother. After pushing a box aside, there is a spider and as it is exposed "another spider of a different variety comes scuttling up" (Kogawa,24), the second spider appears far stronge ...

(2 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Short report of Spiders

Crawling around on eight legs, are some of the most fascinating invertebrates on earth, spiders. There are approximately 40000 known species of spiders. Of the 40000 species, only a few ar ... oximately 40000 known species of spiders. Of the 40000 species, only a few are dangerous to humans. Spiders belong to the Arachnid class, which contains scorpions, ticks, mites.These creepy creatures ... abdomen, rather than three body segments and they don't have compact eyes like those of an insect.A spider's life cycle contains four stages: egg, larva, nymph and adult. Most spiders live up to 1 to ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Preschool Curriculum Outline

Curriculum Web OutlineThe theme I chose is Bugs and Spiders (Creepy Crawlers). I chose this because I know how interested young children are in them. My ... d four year olds would love and have so much fun with the curriculum I have created!Theme: Bugs and Spiders (Creepy Crawlers)ArtButterfly Handprint; children get their hands outlined and teacher cuts ... ldren can use different color play dough to create bugs of their choice such as worms, ladybugs and spiders.MusicBumble bee song; children sing along to a cd and teacher about bumble bees.5 little spe ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Creative Writing

I was hastily awoken in the early hours of the morning to find myself as a giant spider, lying on my bed with eight hairy legs around me. As I opened my eyes, I saw, in disbelief my ... I couldn't see myself in the mirror, could my horrible dream have actually been true, could I be a spider? As curiosity would have killed me, I quickly scuffled to my parents' bathroom in which I wou ... I would find a larger mirror. To my surprise, instead of seeing my human self, I saw a giant hairy spider. I stared at my reflection in disbelief for something close to 10 minutes, after which I stil ...

(3 pages) 394 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Widow Spider

" A spider. Crawling, silently on eight hairy legs, weaving fine silk from dawn till dark. In some crevi ... egs, weaving fine silk from dawn till dark. In some crevice, in some lair, that is where the creepy spider will dwell. Just like that lonesome deprived widow we know, sitting solitary in her little br ... we know, sitting solitary in her little brush house, zealous for someone to go and visit her, as a spider waits fervently for its prey, ready to trap and ambush it in its web. But the forlorn old wom ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Annotation On "Design"

onnets, ?Design? is separated into two parts. The first eight lines create an image focusing on the spider. It is ?dimpled and fat? like a baby (1044). The spider stands on a wildflower whose name, he ... is white. Later, in line ten, Frost notes that the heal-all used to be blue. In the second line the spider has hold of a dead moth. The moth is described with an odd simile in line three: ?Like a whit ...

(3 pages) 483 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Design

se. In "Design" images of darkness also appear - "Assorted characters of death and blight..." - the spider, moth and heal-all are visions of destruction and death; they are a reminder of the food chai ... ath; they are a reminder of the food chain: the flower attracts the moth, and the moth attracts the spider, which in turn eats the moth. In "Design" Frost makes death seem attractive; The moth cannot ...

(1 pages) 403 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry