What slimy, trick does an opossum play on its hungry enemies? Why does it produce a putrid green ooze from its backside? And what might you see riding on the back of this slime- producing trickster? In this brand-new title, learn the answers to these questions and more--and prepare to get slimed! This new Science Slam! title will introduce readers to the slippery, slimy world of opossums! The book is expertly crafted to meet early elementary and science curriculum standards, as well as introduce children to bizarre and interesting facts. Innovative, grade-appropriate activities and experiments, critical-thinking questions, and fascinating fact boxes will hold readers' interests with a viselike grip. And, best of all, the activities are gooey and fun!