Program for the 2021 PDI

Rooms

Tuesday, January 12th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Spider Biology
Presenters:
Alicia Sprague
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2021
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
https://zoom.us/j/92935497531?pwd=VGNOS1JGQWlXWkpaYzRFMEh5RzNuQT09
Description:
Do all spiders spin webs? Do spiders have a brain? What are the common species of spider in Northern Colorado? If you've ever been curious about spiders, this is the class for you! We'll cover basic characteristics of a spider, some of their coolest adaptations, and review why you can probably leave that spider in the corner of your bedroom alone (I promise, it doesn't want to end up in your mouth while you're sleeping).
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. Identify basic spider characteristics 2. Review spider-specific adaptations 3. Cover some of the most common species in Northern Colorado Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about the natural world and the creepy crawlies that live in it.