|Bubbles are round when
they float free through air. But what happens when you pack
WHAT YOU NEED
||Bubble solution: 2 cups water, 1 tsp dishwashing
soap (Dawn works best)
||A cookie sheet (with sides)
||A plastic straw
WHAT YOU DO
||Pour in enough bubble solution to cover the
floor of the cookie sheet.
||Submerge one end of the
straw into the bubble solution. Blow through the straw to
make a bubble on the sheet. What shape is your bubble?
||Blow another bubble that touches your first
bubble. What shapes are those bubbles?
||Blow another bubble to
create a cluster of three bubbles. What happens where they
||Blow a lot of bubbles
all touching. How many different shapes can you find in your
mass of bubbles?
||Try blowing more bubbles
on top of your layer of bubble domes. Look carefully at the
shapes formed when bubbles are squashed among the other bubbles.