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This Exploratorium site demonstrates how to create your own "bubble observatory" and investigate the science of soap bubbles. The page lists all the necessary tools and includes step-by-step instructions on how to assemble and operate the "Bubbularium." The page also describes the physics behind
light interference and explains how the colors are created. Links provide additional information.
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- Interference
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- Elementary School
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Exploratorium: Bubbularium, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1998), <>.
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Exploratorium: Bubbularium. (2006, October 13). Retrieved March 22, 2018, from Exploratorium:
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Exploratorium. Exploratorium: Bubbularium. San Francisco: Exploratorium, October 13, 2006. (accessed 22 March 2018).
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Exploratorium: Bubbularium. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 1998. 13 Oct. 2006. 22 Mar. 2018 <>.
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