What is Bioluminescence?
Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light from a living organism. Can you think of some examples of bioluminescence?
How about a firefly, jelly fish, and glow worms like the Bomber worm? Can you think of some more? If so let us know on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/scienceguysbaltimore/
Did you know…
Want to see bioluminescence for yourself? Head to The National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD and see the Moon Jelly at the Living Seashore Exhibit.
Science is everywhere
Bioluminescence has enthralled humankind forever. As kids, we captured fireflies in a jar and we know children still enjoy that summertime activity. There are many places in the world where you can swim in bodies of water and experience bioluminescence first hand. This ocular enchantment is no longer a mystery. Thanks to places like The National Aquarium we now understand the chemistry of bioluminescence. Click to find out how to do a simple Glow in the Dark - Bioluminescence Science Experiment