High schoolers examine the nature of venom. They conduct an experiment to demonstrate how proteins such as venoms can be denatured using raw eggs, beakers, heated water, and compresses.
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The Case of the Mystery Fish Toxin
By following the accompanying lab sheet, groups work together in a simulation of identifying a faux fish venom and administering the appropriate antidote. They read through five, fish profiles, very professional in appearance. They...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Most Venomous Animals in the World
The king cobra has enough venom to bring down an adult elephant. Video begins with a brief explanation of what venom is before exploring the most venomous animal in the world. It continues with examples of many venomous animals, how they...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science
Poison vs. Venom: What's the Difference?
Did you know that poison and venom are not the same? Both are toxic, but poison must be inhaled, ingested, or absorbed, while venom must be injected into a wound. The narrator explains that some toxic compounds may be used for good, as...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Jellyfish Predate Dinosaurs. How Have They Survived So Long?
Jellyfish range in size, species, hunting habits, and venom secretions. But one thing most all jellyfish have in common is their ability to survive and flourish in our oceans since before dinosaurs. Watch the video and find out just how...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science