Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Cold-Blooded Reptiles
00:00:11 - 00:02:05
  • Biology → Adaptation → Animal Adaptation
  • Biology → Homeostasis → Thermoregulation

Bill Nye introduces reptiles and explains how they are able to live in different environments around the world by regulating their own body temperature. As cold-blooded organisms, they don't keep the same body temperature throughout the day.

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  1. What are some other examples of cold-blooded organisms?
  2. why
  3. What are some adaptations humans have to protect from weather?

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  • Next Generation Science Standards
    Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.

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