Horseshoe Crabs, Gr 3-5

Horseshoe Crabs are often referred to as living fossils! Discover where Horseshoe Crabs live, their adaptations, and how they fit into the food web. Uncover human impacts to this amazing species and learn how horseshoe crab blood has become critical in the biomedical industry.

Program Location(s):

Long Pasture, Barnstable
Your school or other location


3, 4, 5


  • School-based Program Pricing
    Standard rate:
    First hour: $160
    Each additional hour: $105

Curriculum Frameworks:

3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

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