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Sensing his spidey

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Dr. Gordon Eismann of Augusta State University shows off a tarantula to 140 Maxwell Elementary first through third graders on Friday. The students who reached their Accelerated Reader goal were allowed to participate in the year's first Snacks with Max program and see the spider demonstration.


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Maxwell Elementary Assistant Principal Donna Bennett holds a tarantula in a small cage.


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Ms. Bennett shows several students a tarantula.


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Dr. Eisman shows students a tarantula's mouth on the skin that one of the spiders shed.


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Students learned the differences between an insect and a spider.


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Maxwell Elementary Principal Mychele Swain hands out snacks as students leave the Snacks with Max program.




Web posted on Thursday, February 3, 2005











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