The Chemistry of Bioluminescence

One of nature’s wonders is the ability of living things to produce their own light. This phenomenon is known as bioluminescence, and occurs in several species across the planet. Explore the chemistry behind this phenomenon with an exciting chemical experiment. This activity was created by Gianluca Farusi and Susan Watt, who created a great experiment to demonstrate this chemical reaction. […]

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Chromatography

Give your students a fun and engaging activity that explores the process of chromatography: a process used in the field of forensic science to separate and analyze chemical mixtures. This activity can be used to teach chemistry or forensic science and is a great way to present a mystery to your class. Grades: 3-5

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