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Great Moments in Science: Light of Life 2 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Great Moments in Science radio transcript describes the three types of bioluminescence (bacterial, extracellular, and intracellular) and associated medical applications. The audio version of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Audio
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)

Cephalopod Lesson Plans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of lesson plans, created by the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, highlights color change in cephalopods. This page provides links to each lesson plan, which are in PDF format ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Glow: Living Lights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 48-page Teacher's Guide accompanies the "Glow: Living Lights" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. In PDF format, the guide contains 12 lesson plans that explore ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Informal, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Bioluminescence webpage is an entry in Kimball's online biology textbook. It discusses the ability of living things to emit light, the various molecules involved, how fireflies control their ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Consequences of Evolving with Bacterial Symbionts: Insights from the Squid-Vibrio Associations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Annual Reviews journal article provides an overview of progress of the study of the squid-vibrio association. The 25-page PDF article looks at the partners (bobtail squid and luminous bacterial ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

BIOGLYPHS: A Living Collaboration with Bioluminescent Organisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

BIOGLYPHS is an art and science collaboration initiated by members of the Center for Biofilm Engineering and the Montana State University School of Art. This website features two BIOGLYPHS ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Informal, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Margaret McFall-Ngai Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

All that Glitters... part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Ocean Explorer lesson plan (PDF) explores the questions: What colors, if any, are visible down in the deep sea? What is bioluminescence? Students will learn about white light (visible light), ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Marine Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

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 ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Bioluminescence: Living Light part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic lesson plan explores bioluminescent creatures and the underwater world in which they live. Using shoeboxes and black paint, students are directed to build a deep-sea model ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)