Let's create fog bubbles!
The dry ice mixed with soapy water will become carbon dioxide and water vapor.
WARNING: This experiment should be done with adult supervision.
What You Need
- Dry Ice
- Liquid Soap such as Dawn or Joy
- Plastic Cup
- Steve Spangler Boo Bubbles Jar
- Optional Approach: Plastic jar with plastic tubing attached to side and screw lid. An old sun tea jar works well for this.
- Optional: Food coloring
What You Do
- Be sure to read the safety rule below.
- Fill the large jar with warm water.
- Use gloves or tongs to add a piece of dry ice to the soapy water.
- Dip the rubber tubing into the cup of liquid soap.
- Place the lid on the jar and a bubble will appear at the end of the plastic tubing.
- Place the bubble on a gloved hand. Try passing the bubble around.
- Add food coloring for fun.
How to Be Safe
- Always use tongs or gloves with dry ice
- Use dry ice in a well-ventilated room
- Don't eat dry ice
- Don't touch dry ice
- Never seal dry ice in a container
Use the following resources to learn more:
- Awesome Dry Ice Experiments from Steve Spangler
- Boo Bubbles from Steve Spangler
- Dry Ice Bubbles
- Spooky Science
Watch the YouTube video from Steve Spangler.