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Lee Simms spiced up his science classes at Superior Middle School last week with mummified minnows and a density murder mystery lab.

Eighth grade lab partners Allie Lindsey, Amanda Paulson and Elisabeth Schmitz-Miller brushed baking soda off a 4-inch sucker minnow named Todd and repacked it in fresh soda before zipping it back into a plastic bag.


“You can’t really smell it until it’s close,” Allie said.

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