Glow-in-the-dark deep sea fish (art project)

Purpose of activity:  To learn about the luminescence of deep sea fish as well as to enjoy doing an art project.

Description of activity:  A pattern is printed onto black paper.¬† Students use colored pencils or crayons to color fish, then add glow-in-the-dark highlights on the areas that really do glow.

Target age group:  Ages 8-12

Time needed:   15-30 minutes, depending upon how fast the students color

Materials needed:    Copies on black paper, colored pencils or crayons (I always recommend Berol Prismacolor pencils, especially for a project like this where you are coloring light onto black), glow-in-the-dark paint¬†

Click here to download pattern pages

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