Activity Types: Spider Maps

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What are Spider Maps?

Spider maps are graphic organizers used to describe in detail a central idea, theme, or topic--the main idea is placed at the center of the diagram, and subtopics branch out from the center. EduPlace provides a spider map template in PDF format.

Examples:

Forensic Science Spider Map

Landforms of Africa (Inspiration)

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Candace Figg, PhD
Brock University
Faculty of Education, Teacher Education Department
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Jenny Burson, EdD
University of Texas at Austin (retired)
Education Department, Curriculum and Instruction
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