Students 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
New Review Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates?
Why do warm, tropical environments seem to be the perfect place to find so many of the world's most venomous animals? Explore several theories in an interesting video. The narrator differentiates between venomous and poisonous, describes...
12 mins 6th - 12th Science
New Review Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse
Out of 2,000 species of scorpions, fewer than 40 contain venom strong enough to kill a person. The video focuses on a highly dangerous scorpion and a mouse that has adapted a special protein to block the pain. Will the scorpion become...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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