Tarantula Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The hard outer shell of a tarantula is called what?

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1. Besides biting, how can a tarantula defend itself?

2. Because tarantulas eat meat, they are called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test you on the most important facts about tarantulas. You'll be asked about tarantulas' body parts and eating habits. You also need to know how they defend themselves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Name a tarantula's hard outer shell
  • Recall how tarantulas defend themselves
  • Know the kind of eater a tarantula is
  • Understand how tarantulas catch and eat their prey

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about tarantulas to answer what kind of eater they are
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about how tarantulas defend themselves from their enemies
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important facts from the lesson on tarantulas

Additional Learning

If you want more facts on tarantulas, read the lesson called Tarantula Facts: Lesson for Kids. The lesson helps you:

  • Know how long tarantulas live
  • Name the largest kind of tarantula
  • Learn where you can find tarantulas