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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Bubbles Kit

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Grades 6–12. Have good clean fun in the lab investigating surface tension, solutions, hydrogen bonds, and properties of matter. Design teams will bubble over with excitement as they explore ways to win the challenge of the most bubbles, largest bubble, or bubble longevity. Materials support 15 design teams. Includes instructions.



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Grades 6–12. In this series of hands-on activities involving soap bubbles, students learn about physical science and engineering concepts while developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The activities explore concepts related to surface tension, solutions, hydrogen bonds, and properties of matter. Materials support 15 design teams. Includes instructions.

Expand this lesson by:

  • Examining surface tension by stacking water drops on a penny
  • Testing bubble wands made of other materials with the top performing solutions
  • Challenging teams to see how many bubbles they can blow inside other bubbles

This activity helps you teach the following Next Generation Science Standards®:

  • PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
  • ETS2.B: Influence of Engineering, Technology, and Science on Society and the Natural World

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Components Qty Included?
Isopropanol, 70%, 120 mL 1 Included
Guar Gum Powder, 50 g 1 Included
Glycerol, 500 mL 1 Included
Light Corn Syrup, 473 mL 1 Included
Dawn® Dishwashing Liquid, 9 oz 2 Included
Medicine Cups 100 Included
Plastic Cups 125 Included
Pipets 100 Included
Chemical Scoop 1 Included
Craft Sticks 100 Included
Pipe Cleaners 100 Included
Digital Resource Instruction Card 1 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Rulers 15 Needed, Not Included
Permanent Markers 15 Needed, Not Included
Scissors 15 Needed, Not Included
Stopwatches (recommended) 15 Needed, Not Included
Tape (labeling or masking) Needed, Not Included
Tap Water Needed, Not Included

Carolina STEM Challenge

Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series

Engineer excitement with NEW kits for middle and high school physical science that:

  • Incorporate STEM concepts
  • Promote creativity, team building, and fun
  • Encourage interest in science

Easily integrate exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities into any physical science curriculum with Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series kits. They engage and inspire students with fun real-world design challenges in an exciting tournament-style format.

Hands-on activities center on engineering concepts and practices from the Next Generation Science Standards. Design teams design, build, test, and modify their prototypes to provide an innovative solution to the class challenge. These activities strengthen students’ critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills, while encouraging creativity, collaboration, and teamwork.

Designed with ease of use in mind, Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series kits have the materials and information needed for classroom success:

  • Warm-ups and demonstrations
  • Science content
  • Literacy extensions
  • Notebooking options
  • Grading and scoring rubrics

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