#Writingchallenge – The blob

Robbie brings us a typical high school science class. Or NOT! I hope you enjoy the story. 🙂

Roberta Writes

“It has no mouth, no eyes, 720 sexes, and can detect food and digest it?”

The deep rumbling voice of the scientist travels through its cells and it hears, despite having no brain.

“It thrives in temperatures oscillating between 19 and 25 degrees Celsius and in high levels of humidity. Acacia trees, oak bark and chestnut bark are its favourite places to grow,” the voice continues. “It has some amazing characteristics. It can move at a speed of 1.6 inches per hour, heal itself when it’s dissected and solve problems.”

Lying in petri dishes, three to each workstation in the science laboratory, it gives no indication that it is listening and considering every word that is spoken.

“You each have a scalpel and a piece of the slime mold on the table in front of you. We are going to dissect it so that you can see it fuse itself…

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