|This just looks really gross.|
"Quick! Let's go grab the microscope!" I grabbed Kat's hand and led her inside to collect our gear. Moments later, we emerged decked out in latex gloves and safety goggles, carrying sample jars, paper towels, and a medicine dropper. As we approached the pool of stagnant water, it quickly became apparent to Kat that she was going to be the one to collect the sample.