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Bubbling Bazookas

Blowing Bubbles with a Wood Bazooka!

What you'll need:

* oak dowels from the hardware or home improvement store, get the ones that are about 3/8 inch in diameter, and be sure to get oak
* soap bubbles like the kind you get with the plastic wand
* paper cups to hold the soap

Blowing soap bubbles is lots of fun, but it's a messy project. Be sure to have lots of napkins or paper towels handy to wipe up any spills or all those bubbles!


1. Have someone cut the oak dowels to about 3 inches long.

2. Pour about 1/2 cup soap into the paper cup.

3. Dip one end of the bazooka in the bubbles blow through the other end (if you blow through the wrong end, you'll wash your mouth out with soap!)

4. Try several bazookas and see if you can tell if you have red oak or white oak.

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