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Bubbles

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Bubbles
Bubbles

This activity invites K–5 students, in both English and Spanish, to explore the phenomena of bubbles and investigate the question, “What happens when you blow a lot of bubbles?” Students blow dome-shaped bubbles on a flat surface to investigate the properties of bubbles and combinations of bubbles. This activity supports the 2nd grade science standard on properties of matter and can also serve as a great stimulus for student writing and math.

Teachers can use this activity in virtual or in-person environments, with minimal prep time and common household materials. Slides scaffolding the student experience can be modified to suit different learning contexts.The accompanying Teacher Support Guide contains suggestions for how to use the activity, support for sense-making discussions, content background, and connections to ELA, math, and the 2nd grade science standards.

Teacher Resources

Supporting materials for classroom instruction: