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Adapting to the Deep Sea: A Fun Activity with Bioluminescence

by: Gwynne Rife

The deepest parts of the oceans are currently the focus of many new discoveries in both the physical and biological sciences. Middle school students find the deep sea fascinating and especially seem to enjoy its mysterious and "spooky" side. Bring the deep sea into your landlocked classroom with this with bioluminescence, or "living light" activity. This inquiry-based activity is sure to generate waves of enthusiasm among your students.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2006Stock # ss06_029_08_16Volume 029Issue 08

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