Episode 5

Fun Lab TV / June 9, 2021

Patterns, Red Octopus and Sticky Snot!

Explore with Monica & Mariela as they investigate patterns in nature by comparing parents to their babies; observe a red octopus interacting with an aquarist; and discover the importance of mucus by doing a slimy hands-on experiment!

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Episode 5: Patterns, Red Octopus and Sticky Snot!
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Materials list: Measuring cups, glue, detergent, bowl, measuring spoons, popsicle stick, marker, pencil, paper or notebook

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