Soap Film Experiment Set for Schools

22.06 each

Use 2D and 3D soap film patterns to study mathematic and scientific principles.

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Soap Film Experiment Set for Schools
Product Code: 0022 In stock
1-9
10-99
100+
£22.06 each
£19.85 each
£17.65 each
Soap film always makes the shape with least surface area, hence a soap bubble tends to be spherical. With this kit you will able to progress from seeing the patterns made by soap film constrained into "two dimensions" by plastic plates, which enables you to look at the shortest distance between two or more points: to looking at the shapes film takes up when constrained in three dimensions by a framework.
Complex and unusual shapes emerge, which are very instructive and can be used the sets to discuss a variety of scientific and mathematical principles, from basic geometry to surface tension, light refraction and minimum energy surfaces. Supplied with teachers notes and suitable from primary to higher level education depending on the topics studied.



This set contains: plastic tubes & corner pieces to make 2 sets of 4 frameworks (tetrahedron, cube, prism & octahedron) and two plastic plates with joiners to view film in two dimensions.

Soap Film Experiment Set for Schools

 ComponentQuantityOrder Code
Grey tetrahedron vertex80485 
Red cube vertex160486 
Blue prism vertex120487 
Blue octahedron vertex120488 
Orbit T piece, natural80489 
 Orbit rigid green 4cm straw40454 
 Orbit rigid grey 8cm straw141206 
 Orbit rigid red 8cm straw261207 
 Orbit rigid blue 8cm straw201208 
 Orbit rigid green 8cm straw261209 
 Orbit rigid grey 4cm straw41210 
 Orbit rigid red 4cm straw41211 
 Orbit rigid blue 4cm straw41212 
 Printed sheet for motorway1 
 Clear sheet for motorway1 
 Kubic bubbles double sucker6 
 Kubic bubbles instruciton booklet1 

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