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Hermit Crab Education Sites

Hermit Crab - Enchanted Learning Software

Good introduction to the hermit crab. "The hermit crab is a type of crab that doesn't have a very hard shell. Not a true crab, it uses other animals' old shells for protection; they especially like old whelk shells. As the hermit crab grows in size, it must find a larger shell..."

http://www.zoomwhales.com/subjects/invertebrates/crustacean/Hermitcrab.shtml

Designing Hermit's New Home - Patrick Garcia

Using the literature book, A House for Hermit Crab, by Eric Carle, the students will research Hermit Crabs, the environment they live in, and develop a shadow puppet play, finding and decorating a home for Hermit.Grade Level: 3-6 K-3, Curriculum Areas: Literacy , Science, Visual & Performing Arts

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/valencia/puppetplay/

Hermit Crabs - Laura Carlson, Pat Dobson, Yvonne, Kenyon Ann Abbuhl

This unit introduces students to a unique creature of the tidepools-the hermit crab! Students compile information and then create a multi-media project. Grade Level: K-3 3-6 Curriculum Areas: Literacy , Science, Applied Learning

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/sessions/hermitcrab/hermitcrab.html

Splash into the Aquarium - Candy Szalay

Get ready for some fishy fun. You will learn about tide pool animals, visit aquariums and ocean habitats on the Web, write to a sea life expert, go on a sea hunt and write an aquarium book. Grade Level: K-3, Curriculum Areas:
Literacy, Science, Applied Learning, Visual & Performing Arts

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/grant/aquarium

Junior Sea Creatures Mystery

http://www.mnps.act.edu.au/scm/scm2.html

Curiosity Crew - Michael Glaser

Children's Book Author, Illustrator
& Marine Educator.
Michael is the Author of 'Does Anybody Know Where A Hermit Crab Goes?', the wonderful book about hermit crabs with bright and cheerful illustrations.

http://www.curiositycrew.com/michaelglaser/favorite%20links.htm

Kermit the Hermit

This lesson will examine spending and saving decisions related to the book, Kermit the Hermit, a crab who wished to repay a poor boy's kindness but couldn't figure out how.

http://www.moneymanagement.org/Education/Resources/Kermit/index.asp

A House for a Hermit Crab Lesson

A Webquest for first graders and their parents

http://www.jcu.edu/educatio/WebQuests4/Hill/webquest-crab.htm

Student page on Hermit Crabs

http://cyberzoo2001.wvc.net/animals/hermit.htm

 
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