Bubble Lenses

Use a water filled cylinder and a bubble to create convex and concave surfaces. Make light rays move closer together (converge)or move apart (diverge).

Grades covered: 4 through 12
Curriculum Topics: Light, Optics, Refraction, lens, lenses


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Physical Science
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
Tags: Waves, Light
Subjects covered: ["Physical Science"]