Friday, May 30, 2014

Making Fog Bubbles With Dry Ice…Teaching Science…Interactive Notebooks

Want to try a really fun science experiment with your students? 

To make a fog bubble you will need:

  • a large bowl with a lip around the top
  • a strip of cloth
  • bubble solution (be sure to add a little corn syrup to your solution for strong bubbles that will get really big).
  • dry ice (can be purchased in grocery stores)

Safety First: Adults should handle the dry ice with gloves.  Do not let the children touch the dry ice.  It can cause skin reactions.

1. Place the dry ice in the bowl and add a little water.
2. Place the strip of cloth in the bubble solution. Get a generous amount of solution on the cloth.
3. Run the cloth around the lip of the bowl and then drag it across the bowl to form a bubble.
4. Now watch what happens!

Concepts you can teach through this?   Is it a physical or chemical change?  What is carbon dioxide?
Uses of dry ice in the real world? What is sublimation? Lab Safety around dry ice.


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