WONDER #1453: Why Are Bugs Attracted to Light?
Question 1 of 3
What phenomenon explains how organisms respond to light with motion?
Question 2 of 3
An insect that repeatedly circles a light may mistakenly be using the light as a what?
- heat source
- food source
- navigational guide
- digestive aid
Question 3 of 3
If an artificial light gives off a small amount of ultraviolet light, some insects may be drawn to it because they mistake it for a what?
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