Blimey! It's Slimey!
Grade Level: 6th; Type: Life Science
The goal of this project is to cultivate slime mold and observe the stages of its development. Varying the conditions of several dishes demonstrate the mold’s environmental requirements and reactions to temperature, light and other factors. Careful observation and recording are keys to this project.
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