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Event

Bubble Day Online

Where
Maryland Science Center
When
July 11, 12 - 4pm
How Much
Free
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Pop in online for the best at-home bubble party with the help of science!

Join us for Bubble Day Online on July 11 from noon to 4pm with activities, videos and live demonstrations! Create your own bubble wands, bubble art, and bubble foam. Take on our bubble blowing challenges and witness some incredible bouncing bubbles! Even get a peek at some of our live demonstrations from here at the Maryland Science Center. Get ready for an online day that will be bursting with at-home science fun!

How do I participate in Bubble Days Online?

Join us here, where activities will be posted according to a schedule (Facebook Live Videos will be posted once completed). You can also get access to all activities on our Facebook page at the scheduled times.

Schedule

12:00PM – Bubble-Ology 101: The Secret Science of Soap!

Facebook live video

Check out a master Bubble-ologist, Casey Carle, in his suds-tacular bubble show! Check out this fantastic display of color, light, air movement and mesmerizing creations.

12:30PM – Bubble Blowing Challenges

Science at home & video

Think you can master the art of bubble blowing? Take on MSC’s bubble blowing challenges!

1:00PM – Bubble Monster Trashcan Spectacle

Facebook live video

Join us live from MSC as we make a monstrous mess with bubbles!

1:30PM – DIY Bubble Want Trio

Science at home

Create all kinds of bubble wands to create all kinds of bubbles right at home!

2:00PM – Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere

Science at home

Test out which tools can make the best bubbles and learn why soap makes such long-lasting bubbles!

2:30PM – Engineer a Bubble Blower

Science at home

Use items from around your home to see if you can engineer your own automatic bubble blower!

3:00PM – Bubble Bonfire Spectacle

Facebook live video

This isn’t a bubble activity to try at home! Join us live from MSC as we show you a different kind of bonfire.

3:30PM – Bouncing Bubbles

Science at home & video

Bubbles can’t bounce off objects, they just pop, right? Well… not always.

4:00PM – Bubble Art

Video

Turn your suds into a work of art!

Materials

  • Bubble solution (our homemade version works best): 6 cups of water, 1 cup of Dawn dish soap & 1 tablespoon of vegetable glycerin
  • Straws
  • Cup
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Small pan/dish
  • Two wooden dowels
  • String
  • Metal washer
  • Duct tape
  • Large round shallow container like a trash can lid or baby pool
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Cotton sock
  • Rubber band
  • Assorted kitchen tools
  • Winter glove
  • Paper
  • Food coloring