Spider or Insect?

People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh-RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Perhaps this will clarify the identity of that “thing” crawling around on your kitchen floor. Click the image below for a free, printable PDF file for the classroom.

Spiders Spider or Insect?

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