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Under the Spell of...Spiders
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Under the Spell of ....Spiders! is an online update of a 1994 edition of Art to Zoo, now called Smithsonian in Your Classroom, published by the Smithsonian Office of Education, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Our purpose is to help teachers bring into their classrooms the educational power of museums and other community resources. Smithsonian in Your Classroom draws on the Smithsonian's hundreds of exhibitions and programs--from art, history, and science to aviation and folklife--to create classroom-ready materials for grades 3-8. Each of the four annual print issues explores a single topic through an interdisciplinary, multicultural approach. The Smithsonian invites teachers to duplicate Smithsonian in Your Classroom materials for educational use.

To receive a sample copy of Smithsonian in Your Classroom please write to:

Smithsonian Office of Education/Smithsonian in Your Classroom
Arts and Industries Building 1163
Washington, D.C. 20560-0402
or fax 202-357-2116

All photographs are copyright Smithsonian Institution and may not be used without permission. For reuse permission, contact:

202-357-2760 for all photos by Chip Clark or Ann Moreton.
202-673-4721 for photos by Dr. Michael Robinson.
202-357-2317 for photos by Dr. Jonathan Coddington.

Educational Standards
Under the Spell of ....Spiders! meets the following Mid-Continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL) educational standards.

Smithsonian Office of Education
O. Orkin Insect Zoo, National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services

National Zoological Park

Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History

Special thanks for all their help in making this project a reality:
Nate Irwin, Director, O. Orkin Insect Zoo
Dr. Jonathan Coddington, Curator, Department of Entomology, NMNH
Dr. Michael Robinson, Director, National Zoological Park
Cheryl Washer, Project Director, SITES

Editor, Photo Research, Website Design
Erin Miller

Jody Marshall

Publications Director
Michelle Knovic Smith


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