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|Ron Hipschman; The Exploratorium|
|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)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Link Listings, Museums, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations, Chemistry, Optics|
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