Website Detail Page

published by the Exploratorium
Try this activity from the Exploratorium-- you'll make the startling observation that soap bubbles can float! Dry ice is required, so gloves and adult supervision are a must.  The site also includes an explanation of the physics involved (it's buoyancy) and other quick experiments that can be done with bubbles. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Fluids
- Dynamics of Fluids
General Physics
- Properties of Matter
Heat
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
  • Currently 0.0/5

Want to rate this material?
Login here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 Exploratorium
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: buoyancy, density, diffusion, interference, pressure, semipermeability
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 13, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
August 3, 2006
ComPADRE is beta testing Citation Styles!

Record Link
AIP Format
(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2006), WWW Document, (https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension).
AJP/PRST-PER
Bubble Suspension (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2006), <https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension>.
APA Format
Bubble Suspension. (2006, August 3). Retrieved November 27, 2022, from Exploratorium: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Bubble Suspension. San Francisco: Exploratorium, August 3, 2006. https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension (accessed 27 November 2022).
MLA Format
Bubble Suspension. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2006. 3 Aug. 2006. 27 Nov. 2022 <https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Bubble Suspension}, Publisher = {Exploratorium}, Volume = {2022}, Number = {27 November 2022}, Month = {August 3, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
Refer Export Format

%T Bubble Suspension %D August 3, 2006 %I Exploratorium %C San Francisco %U https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension %O text/html

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source %D August 3, 2006 %T Bubble Suspension %I Exploratorium %V 2022 %N 27 November 2022 %8 August 3, 2006 %9 text/html %U https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bubble-suspension


Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.

Citation Source Information

The AIP Style presented is based on information from the AIP Style Manual.

The APA Style presented is based on information from APA Style.org: Electronic References.

The Chicago Style presented is based on information from Examples of Chicago-Style Documentation.

The MLA Style presented is based on information from the MLA FAQ.

Have experience with this material? Login to leave a comment sharing your experience.

Know of a related resource? Login to relate this resource to other material across the web.

Know of a better resource? Suggest it!

See a problem with this material's physics or description? Contact us!