Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids 12: Living Things (cc)

The focus of this series is "living things." We learn about animals and plants that share our environment while creating great projects, which have been divided into the same classifications used by scientists. With animals we look to see whether or not they have a backbone; then we look at other characteristics like Click for more

10. Animals - Invertebrates: Crustaceans and Mollusks (cc)

10. Animals - Invertebrates: Crustaceans and Mollusks (cc)

Soft-bodied invertebrates that live in water or on land are grouped as mollusks. Snails, clams, mussels and squid are an example. Mollusks usually have a shell and a fleshy living part; this body has a very distinctive foot or way to move itself. Mollusks are one of the most varied life forms and can be found in places from mountains to oceans. Crustaceans are also invertebrates with a tough coating or shell on the outside of their body. Shrimp, lobster and clams are an example. Our first project is a contemporary octopus with a very dominant eye. Then it's a wall decoration of your favorite crustaceans using glue. Last, create pearl and shell beads from clay. 2010/CC Closed-Captioned PIA 30 min.

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