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Internet Field Trip: How Saber-toothed Cats Lived

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Saber-toothed Cat

Learn interesting facts about the body and life of the saber-toothed cat.
http://www.nhm.org/cats/encyclo/smilodon/index.htm

Illinois State Museum: Midwestern U.S. 16,000 Years Ago
See the full skeleton of the saber-toothed cat.
http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/larson/smilodon.html

The Museum of Paleontology: University of California, Berkeley
Sabretooths!

Find out about the two types of saber-toothed cats.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mammal/carnivora/sabretooth.html

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Predators From the Past

Learn about the saber-toothed cat's prey.
http://www.nhm.org/cats/C24/index.htm

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Deadly Difference

See the difference between saber-toothed cats and lions.
http://www.nhm.org/cats/C24/deadly.htm

Internet Field Trip: A Spider's Food Web

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Rochedale State School: Other Spiders
Find out about spiders from all over the world.
http://www.powerup.com.au/~glen/spider7.htm

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory: Spiders
Try this activity on how the spider catches its prey.
http://www.sedl.org/scimath/pasopartners/spiders/lesson3a4.html

The Construction of a Wheel Web
Follow a spider as it spins a web.
http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Info/Construction_of_a_web.html


Las familias de insectos de Costa Rica
Mira estas maravillosas fotos de insectos.
http://http://www.inbio.ac.cr/papers/insectoscr/Listord.html

Las arañas
¿Cómo son las arañas? ¿Cómo se alimentan? ¿Son todas peligrosas? Averígualo aquí.
http://www.sedl.org/scimath/pasopartners/spiders/SPanish.html

Internet Field Trip: How Desert Animals Have Adapted to Their Dry Environments

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Missouri Botanical Garden
Multimedia Animals Encyclopedia: Desert Animals

Choose a desert animal and learn how it has adapted to its environment.
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/desert/animals/index.htm

Desert USA
Desert Animal Survival

Explore the ways some desert animals "beat the heat."
http://www.desertusa.com/survive.html

Desert USA: Surviving Summer in Death Valley
Learn how some animals adapt to their desert environment.
http://www.desertusa.com/mag98/june/stories/dvheat.html

The Living Desert: About Deserts: Gosh, I'm Thirsty!
Discover how desert animals conserve water.
http://216.119.67.216/deserts/desert_water.asp


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