All Subjects
      All Types

        Info

        Grades

        K-6

        Accessibility

        Auditory, Textual, Visual

        Permitted Use

        Stream, Download and Share


        Part of Science Trek
        1 Favorites
        257 Views

        Snakes | Science Trek

        Snakes have long, scaly bodies with no arms or legs. They live almost everywhere on earth and very few are poisonous. On this Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Charles Peterson, and Frank Lundburg, answer students’ questions about snakes. 

        Visit the Science Trek companion website to learn more about Snakes.

        Snakes: Video Short

        This video segment looks at the unique natural history and adaptations of snakes. How do they move? How do they hear without any ears? How do they move without any arms or legs? Learn about scales, forked tongues, venom, cold-bloodedness and the various ways they kill their prey.

        Permitted Use:

        Stream, Download and Share

        Accessibility:

        Auditory, Textual, Visual

        Transcript:


        Download:

        Close

        Snakes: Web Show

        Snakes play an important role in the ecosystem, yet many people fear them. Why? How do you know which snakes are safe and which ones are dangerous? Find out more about snakes with host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Charles Peterson and Frank Lundburg, who answer students’ questions.

        Permitted Use:

        Stream, Download and Share

        Accessibility:

        Auditory, Textual, Visual

        Transcript:


        Download:

        Close

        Snakes: Full Show

        Learn how snakes move, eat, and what special niche they fill in nature. On this Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Charles Peterson, and Frank Lundburg, answer students’ questions about snakes.

        Permitted Use:

        Stream, Download and Share

        Accessibility:

        Auditory, Textual, Visual

        Transcript:


        Download:

        Close

        Contributor:
        Funder:
        Funder:
        Funder:

        You must be logged in to use this feature

        Need an account?
        Register Now