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Spin, Spin, Spin

Song and Dance

Spider Canyon

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Viewer Challenge
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Viewer Challenge Quiz

Here are the answers to the Scientific American Frontiers Show 905: Spiders! Viewer Challenge Quiz Answers:

  1. b

  2. sticky

  3. a

  4. dances/waves/signals/behaves (rather than how spider looks)

  5. sensing vibration patterns of prey landing on the web

  6. b

  7. d

  8. releasing hairs that irritate skin

  9. had to check the washer and dryer/afraid to leave house without checking for spiders/had to use duct tape around doors/had to clean her car and her house/could not go camping or outdoors

  10. VR or virtual reality


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