Smarter Than Your Average Slime: Maze-solving by an Amoeboid Organism
In this Science Buddies science project, you’ll establish a culture of Physarum polycephalum and determine if it can find the shortest distance between two food sources in a maze. You can customize this kit to include the Physarum culture kit, forceps, heat-resistant gloves, and other supplies needed to complete this experiment.
Physarum Culture Kit
Dissecting Forceps, Medium Points, Stainless Steel, Straight, 4 1/2 in
Gloves, Cotton/Canvas Heat-Resistant, Pair
Applicators, Cotton-Tipped, Sterile, Pack of 10