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This fun activity from PBS uses simple household items to explore the different shapes a soap bubble can take. It also contains a poll so that visitors can report their results and compare them with those of other visitors.
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Fluid Mechanics
- Surface Tension
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- Elementary School
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© 2006 PBS
household items, shapes, soap bubbles
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Metadata instance created July 8, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
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July 9, 2010 by Ed Lee
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Soap Bubbles, (Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington, 2006), <>.
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Soap Bubbles. (2006, January 1). Retrieved December 16, 2018, from Public Broadcasting Service:
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Public Broadcasting Service. Soap Bubbles. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, January 1, 2006. (accessed 16 December 2018).
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Soap Bubbles. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006. 1 Jan. 2006. 16 Dec. 2018 <>.
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