What's That Wiggly Thing?

snail
Snail on moss

NPS photo

How many legs does a snail have? Lets take a closer look and discover the features of the wiggly critters we often miss underfoot. Students will get the chance to express their inner wiggles, helping to identify different species through number of legs and movement. Tracking the number of critters helps determine forest health.

Vocabulary

Invertebrate
Inventory
Appendage (Invertebrate body parts)
Ecosystem

Last updated: February 2, 2021

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