Hands-On Science

The City from the Ooze: Who's in the Neighborhood?

If all goes well, your Ooze City will develop several layers with different colors. The colors identify the type of microbe that is living in that neighborhood of the city:

The way that your city turns out will depend on what sorts of microbes you picked up in your mud collection, and how well they liked the environment that you created for them.

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