Teaching Science with Bubbles

Simple Formulae for Bubble

Bubble Formula #1
1 part dishwashing liquid
10 parts water
.25 parts glycerin or white corn syrup

Bubble Formula #2
2 part dishwashing liquid
4 parts glycerin
1 part white corn syrup
Bubble Formula #3
1 cup water
1 T glycerin
2 T liquid detergent
1/4 tsp. sugar
Bubble Formula #4
60 ml water
3 ml dishwashing liquid
15 ml gelatim (mix according to package directions - measure 15 ml of prepared solution)
Bubble Formula #5
1 cup dishwashing liquid
50-60 drops glycerin
1 gallon water
Bubble Formula #6
24 cups water
16 cups dishwashing liquid
3 cups white corn syrup
Bubble Formula #7
1 cup water
2 T liquid detergent
1 T glycerin
1/2 tsp. sugar

Bubble Formula #8
2 pkg. unflavored gelatin (e.g. Knox)
1 liter hot water (just boiled)
50 to 70 ml glycerin
50 ml dishwashing liquid

 

Super Bubbles #9
2 parts dishwashing liquid
4 parts glycerin
1parts white corn syrup

Links about Bubbles

Print Resources

Books:
· Soap Films and Bubbles: AIMS Activities Grades 4-9 (ISBN 1-881431-25-8)
· Bubble Festival: Presenting Bubble Activities in a Learning Station Format
(ISBN 0-912511-80-X) Elementary/Middle
· Bubble Monster and Other Science Fun ( ISBN 1-55652-301-7) Elementary
· Bubbles Thematic Unit (ISBN 1-55734-275-X) Primary
· Soap Bubbles: Their Colors and Forces which Mold Them (ISBN 0-486-20542-8)