1
Organisms use poisons to survive. Some use poison to capture prey. What’s another way they use poison?
2
Which of the following can be poisonous?
3
Which disease is caused by mercury poisoning?
4
A substance may be harmless to one species and poisonous to another. Which substance is poisonous for dogs?
5
The leaves of the passionflower are poisonous. When longwing caterpillars eat the leaves, they:
6
How do poisonous snakes like the gabon viper get their poison?
7
Many poisonous animals like the golden poison frog are brightly colored to:
8
Most poisonous snakes deliver venom with different kinds of toxins. Each poison affects the body in different ways. Hemotoxins attack the:
9
Cone snails produce a neurotoxin that can paralyze prey by affecting nerve cells. These same toxins can be used as:
10
Some of the “magical” effects of potions in myths and fairy tales could be explained by actual poisons. What kind of poison could explain Snow White’s “sleep”?