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Mad Bubble Scientist – An Indoor Bubble Experiment for All Ages

By Genny Upton from In Lieu of Preschool  Bubbles!  Who doesn’t love bubbles!?!  We certainly love them at our house, but with the weather getting colder by the day, blowing bubbles outside is NOT at the top of my to-do list!  An easy…

Backyard Bouncing Bubbles - Head Outside for Sick Science! Summer Camp

By Blog Editor Susan Wells I've never met a kid or adult who could resist blowing bubbles. There is something about a bubble - the rainbow of colors, the fragility, the perfect circle. There is always a contest for who can blow the biggest…
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The Bubbles that Bond - Soapy Family Ties

Stacy Ratel and her children love bubbles. Really love bubbles. On lazy summer days, Stacy and her two children are constantly moving from activity to activity. When the weather is just right - muggy, just before a rain with little to no sun…
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New Bubble Exhibit Encourages Engaging in Science

Everyone knows I love bubbles. But then again, who doesn’t love blowing and popping bubbles? For those who love bubbles, a new exhibit at the Denver Children’s Museum is for you.  The hands-on Bubbles Playscape is for guests of all ages.…

Secret Recipe For Making the Biggest & Best Bubble

Bubbles are magical and captivating. Who doesn’t like playing with bubbles? The key is the perfect bubble solution. Combining water and dish soap is good, but not perfect. Some people think glycerin and water works well. It’s still not perfect.…
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More Giant Soap Bubbles - Henny Penny Preschool in Action

Giant soap bubbles seem to be sweeping through schools everywhere these days, and our friends at Henny Penny Preschool recently sent us an update with some great shots of their kids in action.  Amy and Craig Dolley are always looking for unique…
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Giant Soap Bubbles

I first met Stacy Ratel in New York during our 2008 Hands-on Science Boot Camp tour. Stacy is a highly-motivated teacher who will go to great lengths to create unforgettable learning experiences for her students. Now I know why Stacy was so…

Do Bubbles in Guiness Go Down?

... or is it an optical illusion? Richard Zare is a world-renowned chemist at Stanford University, and he has a particular fascination with bubbles. He recently showed why the bubbles actually go down the side of the glass when you first pull…