Venomous Bites and Stings
In this activity, students will read about the difference between venom and poison and how different animals deliver venom.
By completing this lesson, your students will be able to:
- Obtain and evaluate information from a nonfiction text about venom and venomous animals.
- Draw a labeled picture of an animal in its habitat.
- Write a short report on a venomous animal.
More About this Lesson Plan
Wild Kids is a collection of simple activities that can be used to introduce students to different wildlife and life science concepts. Each activity includes a two page printable student worksheet and a page of teacher instructions. They have been aligned to the Arizona academic science standards and can be used to promote three dimensional teaching.
In this activity, students will read an article about venom including examples of different venomous animals found in Arizona. Then, they will do a report on one of those animals, with a focus on the venom delivery system of that particular animal.
This lesson has been correlated to the following Arizona Department of Education academic standards:
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