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The Brilliance of Bioluminescence

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
Illuminate the darkest corners of your marine biology or life science class with this feature about bioluminescence. Viewers see that luciferase and luciferin combine in a cool, light-producing reaction. This adaptation helps glowing...
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Characterization of the Bioluminescence (Lux+) Gene E. coli

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students grow E. coli strain HB101, which contains the plasmid pUCD607 with the bioluminescence (Lux+) gene. The plasmid containing the Lux+ gene is isolated from the E. coli, then characterized by restriction analysis.
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Questions - Appearances are Deceiving

For Students 9th - 12th
Five evolution-related questions are answered by beginning biologists on a separate sheet of paper. First, they are asked to list adaptations that allow organisms to survive under various conditions. The second question refers to...
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Light Stick Chemistry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In groups of three with the lights off and the shades drawn, investigators place inactivated light sticks, in three beakers: one filled with ice water, another with lukewarm water, and the other with room temperature water. They wait...
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Now You See Me, Now You Don't

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Bioluminescence fascinates most upper elementary scientists. Display images of different glowing deep-sea organisms and discuss their environment. Young biologists then experiment with images and different colors of filtered light. In...
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What's the Difference?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the similarities in different species. This instructional activity is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life. In this segment, students classify shoes to mimic the scientific categories of the...
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Chemiluminescence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore chemiluminescence through various experiments. In this chemistry lesson, students explain the chemical reaction that drives the process. They give real life applications of chemiluminescence.
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Bioluminescence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students differentiate chemiluminescence from bioluminescence. In this biology lesson, students explain how fireflies and other animals emit light. They discuss the applications of engineered bioluminescence.
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Deep Lights

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars investigate materials that emit light. In this deep ocean lesson, students compare and contrast materials that emit light under certain conditions and infer the light-producing process. They explain three ways this...
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The Deep

For Students 7th - 9th
In this deep ocean worksheet, students answer twenty questions after watching a video about the species that live in the deep ocean. Topics include jelly fish, hatchet fish, anglers, tubeworms, sea urchins, and plants that grow in deep...
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Organisms that Glow

For Students 8th - 11th
In this bioluminescence worksheet, students read about various organisms that glow on land and in the sea. They answer three critical thinking questions after reading about these chemical reactions.
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Observation and Stimulation of bioluminescence and chemiluminescence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to chemical reactions, reaction rates, chemiluminescence, fluorescence and bioluminescence. They use glow sticks are used to demonstrate the effect of temperature on the rates of chemical reactions. Pupils recall...
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Bioluminescence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the concept of bioluminescence. They identify marine animals who have use this and why. They work together to test the function of bioluminescence as camouflage.
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A Bioluminescent Gallery

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the different types of luminescence in deep sea organisms. In this bioluminescence instructional activity, students investigate how color and light aide deep ocean organisms by describing the characteristics of the...
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BIoluminescence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the concept of bioluminescence. They use dinoflagellates in a lab situation to study photosynthesis. They conduct research into the concept using a variety of resources. Also the class is taken on a field trip to...
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Who Has the Light?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars study ways in which the ability to produce light may be useful to deep-sea organisms. In groups, they research and present to the rest of the class, how a specific organism is able to produce bioluminescence.
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Light Up the Deep Sea

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students simulate bioluminescence in the marine environment. In this marine science lesson plan, students investigate how animals in the deep ocean communicate with each other. They explain the function of bioluminescence among marine...
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Creatures That Glow In The Night

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the different bioluminescent organisms. They use microscopes in order to make observations and draw what is seen. Students demonstrate they have studies the differences between the process of photosynthesis and...
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Bioluminescent Bewilderment!

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the concept of bioluminescent. They break down the word phonetically for correct pronunciation. This is done as a warm up for learning. Then students create a list of the creatures from prior knowledge and...
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All That Glitters...

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study that white light (visible light) is comprised of all colors of the spectrum. They study that the quantity of light decreases with increasing depth in the ocean. They study that the quality of light changes with increasing...
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Cool Lights

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate how and why deep-sea organisms produce light. They examine how these processes can be used to study deep ocean environments.
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Where is That Light Coming From?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the chemistry of bioluminescence and discuss how various organisms benefit from this trait. They prepare a report about of at least one organism that receives each of the benefits discussed.
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Goals of the Diversity of Life Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to the unit on the importance of diversity of life and the role that interdependence plays in our worlds. this is part of a multi-activity unit on the diversity of life.
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What is Diversity of Life?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils are introduced to the variety of organisms in our world. this lesson is a part of a multi-segmented unit on specie diversity. this segment explores distribution of life on land and sea.