Mercury Poisoning

Catalog #STO-128

How does mercury affect the brain? Model biomagnification.

Time To Complete Time to complete: Three 40-minute class periods

Simple hands-on activity!

  • Learn about the effects of mercury poisoning on the brain.
  • Model the flow of toxins and energy through an ecosystem's food chains and food webs.
  • Develop the concept of biological magnification for environmental toxins.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$9.73 ea.
10 - 24$9.25 ea.
25 - 1000$8.76 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Organism Cards
  • Nervous System Function Chart
  • Parts of Nervous System Damaged by Mercury diagram
  • 1 bag of “mercury” beads
  • 6 labeled cups to represent organisms in food chain
  • 1 cup to represent energy lost from food chain
  • 1 large measuring cup
  • 1 small measuring cup
  • 1 graduated dropper

Also required: Water

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Mercury Poisoning – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-128U

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$64.89 ea.
10 - 1000$61.65 ea.

This kit does not require refills since all its contents are reusable.

Teacher Testimonial

Love the simplicity, the clear directions and the great way to introduce topics. The cost is appropriate. I like the several formats in which you can order the kits.

- High school biology teacher (OK)

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