Lessons from a “Living Fossil”

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: After visiting the Delaware Bay with my university class to observe the mating of horseshoe crabs, I decided to develop a teaching unit about Limulus polyphemus for my elementary science classes. Because horseshoe crabs have lived on Earth for millions of years, this arthropod is often called a "living fossil."

Additional Information

Science & Children, 36 (3), 16-19
Language: English
Date: 1998
Limulus polyphemus, Horseshoe crabs, Elementary science class

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