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Title: Marine Bioluminescence
Url: http://giantsquid.msstate.edu/LessonList/marine.html
Publisher: Mississippi State University
Description: This classroom activity is part of the Smithsonian's Giant Squid Curriculum. It uses flashlights to teach students about luminescence, counterillumination, and photophores. In the scope of this activity, students will identify luminescence and brainstorm possible reasons for its biological purpose and function. The activity includes a detailed procedure accompanied with questions teachers can ask in order to promote inquiry and classroom discussion. A link directs teachers to background content about the Giant Squid.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Cytology -- Physiological properties -- Light production. Bioluminescence
Science -- Zoology -- Anatomy -- Study and teaching. Research -- Laboratory manuals -- By laboratory animal, A-Z -- Squids
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Mississippi State University
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-09 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-06-30 15:14:03 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
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Resource URL Clicks: 4
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