Bubbles II: Minimal Surfaces

Students examine the geometry of soap bubbles joining together, and that the shapes formed by bubbles are derived from laws of surface tension and minimum surface area relationships. Students use Zome System Creator Kits to build simple 3-dimensional structures to dip in bubble solution.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
1998