May 2024

Let it Glow!

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Videos (2)

Videos (2)

Skills Sheets

Reading Objective:

Students will recognize that objects can be seen only when illuminated. They will apply this concept to bioluminescent ocean animals—visible because they make their own light.

Next Generation Science Standards:

K-LS1-1: What animals need to survive

1-PS4-2/4: Objects can be seen only when illuminated/light can be used to communicate


predator, bioluminescent