Breaking Down Barriers

Supporting Community Engagement and Effective Science Communication

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Evolution glows up!

In this fun and illuminating activity, participants learn that the ocean presents a strong selective environment for bioluminescence — a trait that has evolved in the oceans over 40 times! Participants will have the opportunity to search for fish, explore reasons for proximate and ultimate evolutionary responses to bioluminescence, and create their own bioluminescent creature.

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