Thursday, July 16, 2015

Summer Project: Is It Possible To Blow A Bubble Square?

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-----Materials----

1/4 cup liquid dish soap
2 tablespoons glycerin
4 cups water
Bucket
6 drinking straws
Clay
Plastic pipette



You can huff and puff, but no matter how many times you blow a bubble, it always ends up round. This is because the molecules in the bubble mixture pull on each other, like a group of friends holding hands in a circle. The pulling means that you end up with a shape that has the smallest amount of surface area—a sphere.




Thanks to Education.com for posting this! Stop by their website for complete instructions and downloaded project. http://www.education.com/science-fair/article/square-bubble/