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Creatures of Light

For Educators

Creatures of Light explores the phenomenon of bioluminescence. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students.


Educators Guide and Materials


The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest invites New York City students in grades K-8 to submit essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery, where this fall they can experience Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence.


More Resources For Educators

Use these free online resources before or after your visit to further explore themes presented in the Creatures of Light exhibition.

Science Bulletins; Jellies Down Deep

Science Bulletins

Science Bulletins: Jellies Down Deep

Featuring spectacular underwater footage, this Bio Bulletin follows scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute as they retrieve jellies from the deep.

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