About

I made ScienceFix.com to share my favorite demos that I do in my middle school science classes.  

Contact Me
Search ScienceFix.com
Twitter
Delicious
Media that I like...
  • Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Moon
    Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Moon
    by Sara Howard
  • NOVA - Origins
    NOVA - Origins
    starring Neil Degrasse Tyson
  • Human Body: Pushing the Limits
    Human Body: Pushing the Limits
    starring Bray Poor
« Does Mass Affect the Sinking/Floating of Objects? | Main | Soda Can Density Discrepancy »
Sunday
Apr292012

Sinking and Floating Bubbles

For this demonstration I use my own special formula for extra strong soap bubbles. I use one part Dawn soap, one part glycerin, and two parts water. I dip the bottom end of the funnel into the soap bubble mixture and blow through the wide top to create large bubbles. The rest of the demo just needs an empty fish tank and some dry ice. This is one of my favorite demos to teach the concepts of the density and buoyancy of different gasses. 

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (2)

Really entertaining video :)

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteržogs

Hats off to you!! It takes alot of time to prepare for science experiements, but the students learn so much more when they get the hands on experience.

July 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRenae

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>