Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
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BUBBLE SPACE

Bubbles are all around us. The fizz in soda comes from bubbles of carbon dioxide. In milk, bacteria make CO₂ bubbles that balloon into the holes in Swiss cheese. Humpback whales hunt using nets woven of bubbles.

The Bubble Space features bubbles both as items of play and as tools to understand surface tension, shape and light reflection. Exhibits include:

BIG BUBBLE
Climb on the bubble pad, pull the cord and surround yourself with a giant bubble.

BUILD A BUBBLE
Use bubble rings and imagination to create some frothy fun.

Sponsored by Habitat Housewares

Did you know?

Someone once made a soap bubble that lasted a year.

Bubbles don't have to be round: With a frame, they can be cubical, tetrahedral or even blob-shaped.

Surprise: Balloons, cells, spacesuits and lungs are all bubbles.