Sticky web.

In our science experiment we were learning about why spiders don’t get stuck in their own webs. We talked about how spiders catch their prey in a web, their web is so sticky the bugs get stuck when they touch it. Why doesn’t the spider stick to its own web? They answered because both the web and spider are sticky and that the spider has strong legs. The answer is that the spider has oil on its feet and body that’s what stops them sticking. We did the experiment using our fingers to touch the web- we stuck to it! Then we put some oil on our fingers and tried again- this time we didn’t stick to the web. We also learned spiders have 8 legs, 6-8 eyes and they use their silk to make webs, cocoon their eggs and to help them move around.

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