Marine biologist Vanessa Pirotta was instrumental in filming dolphins swimming in bioluminescence for the first time – and the experience was unforgettable.
This article is suited to students in years 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 studying Biological, Chemical and Physical Sciences by covering photosynthesis, chemical reactions, and light energy.
Try the student activity below to learn more about bioluminescence and make your own glow in the dark slime.
Word Count / Video Length: 971 / 2:48 mins
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Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 10
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