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From left, Tayvon Scott, 6, Arion Taylor, 9, and Nazir Anderson, 6, play with globs of slime they created from a science experiment taught by the Darius Troupe, a fifth-grader at Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Tampa. Students at Booker T. Washington Elementary School spent a "Day of Service" teaching their peers in a class exercise on May 24, 2017. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]

Departing fifth graders at Booker T. Washington Elementary leave lessons for their peers (w/video)

TAMPA — Teaching kindergarteners how to make slime seems like a good idea — when you're 12. For Darius Troupe, the reality was noisy and messy, but worth it when he saw the children's smiles. "I see my future when I was standing up in front of that classroom," said the fifth-grader at Booker T. Washington Elementar …

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