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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

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

See school programs brochure for updated pricing information.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 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

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].