Role 3: Arachnids

  1. Research on the Web information about arachnids common to your state.
  2. Decide as a team which arachnid should be the state symbol.
  3. Prepare a trifold brochure or multi-media presentaton of information about your arachnid following specific guidelines on a scoring guide.
  4. As a team draft an official letter on school letterhead recommending a proposal to adopt your arachnid as an official state symbol.
  5. Present your information to the other teams and any other audience you wish to persuade.

Resources:

Read the information contained at each site with your task in mind.

Common Missouri Spiders
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/nathis/arthopo/mospider/kinds.htm

Striped Scorpion
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/nathis/arthopo/scorpion/