Seeking Spiders: Biodiversity on a Different Scale

Miniscule forms of life are often overlooked in conservation efforts because they have yet to be described in detail. Follow the Museum's Dr. Norman Platnick and his team into the Ecuadorian forest as they collect and identify scores of tiny goblin spiders, revealing how little we know about the breadth of global biodiversity.

For Educators

Classroom discussion activity for use with the video.