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An Illuminating Partnership for Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online news article features insights into understanding aspects of the relationship between the squid Euprymna scolopes and its bioluminescent symbiont Vibrio fischeri. The ideas in this ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Dr. Cheryl A. Whistler part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of New Hampshire faculty page features a summary of Dr. CA Whistler's current research. Using the symbiosis of the bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, with its animal host, the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Future Medicine From Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This news article reports an exciting discovery about a toxic molecule found in both humans and in the Hawaiian bobtail squid that may hold the medical key for critical organ development and the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Inside a squid flashlight part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The EurekAlert news article for kids features a brief summary of the Hawaiian bobtail squid. This animal has a built-in flashlight on its underside, which is beamed downward by stacks of silvery ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2)

An Enlightening Toxin part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article discusses the squid light organ, squid-bacteria (Vibrio) symbiosis, and the requirement of a bacterial toxin for light organ development. Part of the Funny by Nature website, it also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

In a Tiny Squid, Bacterial Toxin Governs Organ Development part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EurekAlert! kids news article features information about the toxic molecule, tracheal cytotoxin, which is responsible for forming a light producing organ in the Bobtail squid-bacteria symbiosis. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Squid Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online handbook features a downloadable PDF of pre-and post-visit activities for the Squid Lab, a traveling outreach program hosted by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The hands-on activities ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Wikipedia entry describes bioluminescence, the production and emission of light by a living organism as the result of a chemical reaction during which chemical energy is converted to light ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Bioluminescence in Plankton and Nekton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article features an excerpt about bioluminescence from the Encyclopedia of Ocean Science. It includes an introduction to bioluminescence and the biochemistry behind it, information about ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Great Moments in Science: Lights of Life 1 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Great Moments in Science radio transcript discusses the history of bioluminescence. It covers the first scientists to study bioluminescence, organisms capable of making light, biochemistry of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Audio, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)