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Sublimation Bubbles

"Sublimation Bubbles" shows how some solid materials can sublimate directly into their gaseous form. Participants use water to observe dry ice sublimating into gaseous carbon dioxide, and then capture the gas in soapy bubbles.

Project
ChemAttitudes
Kit
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry kit

Scientific Image - Silicon Nanomembrane

Air bubbles trapped beneath a silicon crystal film are shown in this optical microscope image. Light passing through the bubbles creates the circular patterns and colors. Extremely thin films like these have important electrical properties and therefore find numerous applications...

Project
Linked Products

What’s Nano About Bubbles?

Nanoscale science and technology ("nano" for short) is all around us and growing rapidly. Explore how nanoscale science impacts even simple, childhood pleasures like blowing bubbles.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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