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Two images are superimposed on a white background. On the left, three bubbles sit on a clear lid, with a protractor underneath. On the right, a cube shaped frame with a straw and cube bubble in the middle and soap film stretched to the corners of the cube frame.


Geometry is the study of shapes and their properties. This activity makes use of geometry in observing the shapes and angles soap bubbles create when they join together.

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Downloadable resources

SMG Learning Activities – Bubble Geometry (PDF Document)



Developed with the support of the Science Museum Group Academy’s Major Partner, MathWorks.

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