Insects and Spiders - Ruby Tuesday Books Insects and Spiders. Antennae Many insects . have wings...

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Insects and Spiders - Ruby Tuesday Books Insects and Spiders. Antennae Many insects . have wings Thorax
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    What is an insect? An insect is a tiny animal with six jointed legs. This is a wasp. It is a type of insect.

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    Insects and Spiders

    Antennae

    Many insects have wings

    Thorax

    Head

    Leg

    All insects have a pair of antennae. Insects use their antennae to do different things, such as touching, smelling or detecting sounds.

    An insect doesn’t have bones. Instead of a skeleton it has a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton.

    An insect has a body in three parts called the head, thorax and abdomen.

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    What is a spider? A spider is a tiny animal with eight jointed legs. This is a tarantula. It is a type of spider.

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    Legs

    Abdomen

    Legs

    Pedipalps

    Cephalothorax

    A spider has a body in two parts called the cephalothorax and the abdomen.

    Spiders have a pair of short, arm-like body parts called pedipalps. They use these parts to hold food and to get information about the world around them.

    A spider doesn’t have bones. Instead of a skeleton it has a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton.

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    Colour and Label a Honeybee

    Wing Abdomen Thorax Leg Head Antennae

    A honeybee is a type of insect.

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    Colour and Label a Tarantula

    PedipalpsLeg CephalothoraxAbdomen

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    Carefully observe the body of each little animal shown here. Write insect or spider in the answer boxes.

    Is It an Insect or a Spider?

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    B

    C

    D

    E

    F

    Answers: Insects = A: Butterfly; C: Shield bug; D: Earwig. Spiders = B: Ladybird spider; E: Crab spider; F: Banded garden spider.