Science Matters Blog: Animals: How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck? Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” their fingers across the sticky side of a piece of tape.

Science Matters Blog: Animals: How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck? Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” their fingers across the sticky side of a piece of tape.

How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck?  Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” t...

How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck? Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” t...

“Slingshot Spider” Flings Sticky Web at Prey, Spider-Man Style

In a Spider-Man-like move, a possibly new species of spider uses its web as a slingshot to ensnare prey.

We’re getting stuck on these fun Sticky Spider Webs. As we throw our “flies” at the web, we try to see if they’ll get caught or if they can get out and fly away. Supplies for Sticky Webs: Glue Dots... Continue Reading →

Icky Sticky Spider Webs

We’re getting stuck on these fun Sticky Spider Webs. As we throw our “flies” at the web, we try to see if they’ll get caught or if they can get out and fly away. Supplies for Sticky Webs: Glue Dots... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man Marvel Sticky Web Corkboard $11.99

Marvel Comics Spider-Man Sticky Web Corkboard

How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck?  Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” their fingers across the sticky side of a piece of tape.

How are spiders able to walk on their own web without getting stuck? Have students dip their fingertips into cooking oil and then “walk” their fingers across the sticky side of a piece of tape.

Spiders spin electrically-charged silk to make sticky webs - ScienceAlert

Spiders spin electrically-charged silk to make sticky webs - ScienceAlert

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