Teaching overview

Learning points

  • A new study has found that the world’s spiders eat 800 million tonnes of insects every year.
  • The MucoJet is a device that can deliver vaccinations without the need for injections.
  • Photographs taken by the Cassini spacecraft show the strange shape of one of Saturn’s moons, Pan.

Curriculum keywords

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • Health
  • STEM
  • Space

Spark a discussion

  • Spiders eat a lot of insects. Why does that help plants?
  • What is the MucoJet?
  • What do scientists think causes the strange shape of Saturn’s moon Pan?

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