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Visit this site: http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/

Author:Ron Hipschman; The Exploratorium
Description: Why does a bubble form a sphere? Why not a cube, tetrahedron, or other geometrical figure? This site from San Francisco's Exploratorium provides information on the shape of bubbles and what happens when bubbles meet, with formulas for long-life bubble solutions, links to other sites on bubbles, and a Bubbliography.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Link Listings, Museums, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Chemistry, Optics

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