How To Make Dry Ice Bubbles

Fill Bubbles with Carbon Dioxide

This is what you get when you drop a piece of dry ice into bubble solution.
Anne Helmenstine

You can use sublimating dry ice to produce carbon dioxide gas to fill bubbles. A small piece of dry ice will produce cloudy bubbles for a long time. Here's what you do.

Dry Ice Bubble Materials

  • dry ice
  • bubble solution or soapy water
  • cup or small bowl

Make Dry Ice Bubbles

This is one of the easiest projects there is! Pour a little bubble solution into a bowl. If you don't have bubble solution, swish a small amount of liquid dishwashing detergent into water.
Use tongs or gloves to pick up a piece of dry ice. Add it to the bubble solution. That's it!
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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "How To Make Dry Ice Bubbles." ThoughtCo, Feb. 7, 2017, thoughtco.com/how-to-make-dry-ice-bubbles-606409. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, February 7). How To Make Dry Ice Bubbles. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/how-to-make-dry-ice-bubbles-606409 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "How To Make Dry Ice Bubbles." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/how-to-make-dry-ice-bubbles-606409 (accessed May 23, 2018).