A Case of Unintentional Overdose

Catalog #STO-160

Follow the case of a teen with liver damage caused by an overdose of medicine.

Time To Complete Time to complete: 2-3 forty-minute class periods

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever found in many over-the-the counter (OTC) medicines and some prescription medicines.  Acetaminophen overdose can cause liver damage leading to serious illness or death because the liver carries out many functions critical for maintaining homeostasis.

  • Follow the case of a teen with symptoms of liver damage.
  • Conduct simulated laboratory tests.
  • Analyze the medicines the teen took to determine if his symptoms are caused by a dangerous acetaminophen overdose.
  • Learn how liver damage can affect homeostasis.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$14.70 ea.
10 - 24$13.96 ea.
25 - 100$13.23 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • 3 simulated medicine labels
  • Laboratory Test Sheet
  • Color Charts for Laboratory Tests
  • Blood Plasma (simulated)
  • Bilirubin Test Solution (simulated)
  • Albumin Test Solution (simulated)
  • ALT Enzyme Test Paper (simulated)
  • Labeled droppers for plasma and test solutions

Also required: safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

A Case of Unintentional Overdose – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-160U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$105.00 ea.
10 - 1000$99.75 ea.

A Case of Unintentional Overdose – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-160R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$36.75 ea.
10 - 1000$34.91 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

Great kits. Looking as using them with 6th through 8th graders that have limited science experience.

- Middle school science teacher (OK)

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