hooked science 300KENTUCKY (9/24/13) - Have you ever captured a ghost in a bubble? You can and all you need are a few ingredients from around the house.
 
INGREDIENTS
• Rubbermaid MixerMate Clear 2qt Bottle w/ Chili Red Lid
• ½” Vinyl Tube
• Dishwashing Liquid
• Warm Water
• Dry Ice
• Fuzzy Glove

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Attach the ½” vinyl tube to the Rubbermaid MixerMate clear 2qt bottle chili red lid.
STEP 2: Pour warm water into the Rubbermaid MixerMate clear 2qt bottle, add a few pieces of dry ice, and then secure the chili red lid onto the Rubbermaid MixerMate clear 2qt bottle.
STEP 3: Place the fuzzy glove on your hand, put the end of the ½” vinyl tube into the dishwashing liquid, and hold the ½” vinyl tube over your hand allowing the bubble to fall on the fuzzy glove.
STEP 3: Pop the bubble and observe.
 
EXPLANATION
When dry ice is placed into the warm water a cloud forms. Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide gas and is -109.3°F. As dry ice breaks down it turns directly into carbon dioxide gas. In science this process is called sublimation. The bubbles are filled with the cloud, which is created by the dry ice sublimating. When you “pop” the bubble the cloud rushes out, which looks like a ghost. Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey
Hooked on Science

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4311

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3466

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3358

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3200

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2947

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15850

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8584

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3358

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3200

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1387

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1144

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 980

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 916

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 836

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 05, 2015 544

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 473

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin
May 05, 2015 441

Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday May 4, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery