Experiment with the whimsical wonder of bubbles. For countless generations, people have been fascinated by the unique properties of soap bubbles. See for yourself why these elegantly simple structures of soap, water, and air are still studied by scientists, modeled by mathematicians, emulated by architects, and immortalized by artists and writers. Learn about the love-hate relationship between soap and water. Blow giant bubbles, mini-bubbles, bubbles within bubbles, chains of bubbles, and bubble blankets. Discover how a bubble’s color can reveal when it will pop. Build soap film domes, roofs, and bridges. * Full-color 48-page book guides you through 35 experiments * Ages 8 and up * Read the history of soap bubbles * Mix the perfect bubble solution * Learn about surface tension * Blow bubbles dozens of ways * Observe the color of bubbles * Make geometric bubbles * Play tricks & games with bubbles
Brand: Thames & Kosmos
Founded in 2001 by Jane Holdsworth, Thames & Kosmos was established with the mission of improving informal science education with hands-on products for kids. Since then, with Holdsworth's son Ted McGuire at the helm, the Rhode Island-based brand has won countless awards for its innovative science kits. Covering everything from chemistry and physicals to astronomy and biology, Thames & Kosmos makes it easy—and fun—to continue your kids' science education outside of the classroom.