Links to educational
bubble websites has tons of fantastic information. It all is interesting and helpful, but in particular check out the bubbleology classes and all the wonderful videos of bubble blowers and bubble blowing.
The Art and Science of Bubbles is a great site from the Soap & Detergent Association. It has bubble recipes, bubble magic, bubble art and sculpture, and a bubble poem.
Bubble Geometry -- The Science Museum of Minnesota provides answers to questions about square bubbles, catching bubbles in your hand, and making bubble prints.
Tom Noddy's Bubble Magic website has tons of great information on the science of bubbles, the technology for "bubble magic," a bubble recipe, and the greatest example of how to ask for help with a science project I've ever seen.
Bubblemania -- Casey Carle, "an award winning soap bubble artist," has some great bubble formulas, pictures and a FAQ that may answer your questions.
Bubble Inc -- The United Kingdom's Sam Heath, who set a bubbling world record in 2006, has a website with some bubble tips and a recipe for a homemade bubble solution.
Professor Bubbles' Bubblesphere has information on bubble solutions, a great bubble history, and a couple of bubble games.
Bubble Town -- Be a bubble expert with info from this site: build a bubble blowing tube, learn how to mix industrial strength bubble solutions, play bubble games, download a free poster and have fun.
CLN's Bubbles Theme Page has a lot of educational bubble links from the Community Learning Network. There are both curricular resources and lesson plans.
Build a big bubble blower from the Look, Learn and Do website.
Eiffel Plasterer (1899-1989) was a science teacher from Huntington, Indiana, who became famous far and wide for his bubble shows, bubble records and astounding bubble feats. Read about him here.
Exploratorium: Soap Bubbles -- A great site by Ron Hipschman. Includes info about bubbles, soap, bubble colors, recipes for bubble solutions, and much more.
Find a bubble solution recipe and some ideas for making bubble wands at Fun Birthday Party Ideas!
The digital bubble image, "120 Cell Soap Bubble," was made by John Sullivan at the U of MN Geometry Center. It "represents tessellation of the 3-sphere by 120 regular dodecahedra," scientifically speaking, but basically is a very cool bubble picture.
Surface tension demonstrations with some larger equipment are described by the Virginia Tech Department of Physics at this site. Great start for creative people who want to try something different.
Floating Soap Bubbles -- A "Science Is Fun" home experiment from Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The Kids Domain website gives information on Homemade Bubbles and how to make your own Bubble Blower.
The KinderArt website has a page with a bubble solution recipe and projects on using bubbles to learn about the wind and to make bubble art projects at Bubble Fun and Learning.
MadSci Network offers this Super Soap Bubbles experiment in physics. This information about bubble surface tension is designed for 7th to 9th grade students.
Wayne Schmidt's Bubble Page is a fantastic resource! He's tested bubble solutions (homemade and commercial), bubble machines, and "strange things to do with bubbles." There is a LOT of information packed on his Bubble page.
ZOOM has some fun activities with bubbles. Make Bubble Stationery and Homemade Envelopes, More Bubbles, and a Bubble Machine.
Fisher-Price has two games on their site: Bubble Mower Game and Bubble Tractor Game. Pop the bubbles to earn points.
Bubble Artwork -- Crayola gives directions for capturing bubble images in print with a paint and soap mixture. Unfortunately, they have decided you must register to look.
Nathan's Wish website - Cyndi Trombley authored Nathan's Wish, which follows Nathan and his Bubble Mower on a journey. Find some bubble recipes and crafts on her "Fun with Bubbles" page.
Antibubbles -- An antibubble is the opposite of a bubble. A soap bubble in air is a thin film of liquid surrounding air. An antibubble in liquid is a thin film of air surrounding liquid. Learn more about them here.

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last updated: 03/17/2009