Create Geometric Art with Soap Films

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  • Aug 21 2010 8:01 AM

    Robert Preston

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise standards matching team. This could be a great activity with kids.

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This activity, from the Exploratorium, has students make three-dimensional figures using frames made of pipe cleaners and drinking straws. Students dip the frames in a soap solution and watch as colorful soap film forms on the frames.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Mathematics, Geometry, Visual Arts

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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning