7 Year Old Explores Bubble Gum Science

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7 year old Sarah of Tennessee wondered if all bubble gum was created equal and which of the many brands of bubble gum in the candy aisle would giver her the largest bubble? All this wondering led to a science fair entry that won first place.

Sarah made great use of The Scientific Method to answer her sugary suspicions. Sarah’s hypothesis was, “Gum that is harder, stickier, and has more sugar will make bigger bubbles than gum that is softer, not sticky, and less sugary.” She carefully tested 6 popular brands of bubble gum being sure to chew them all the same and keep careful notes.  She measured carefully (with help from Mom) and charted her results. After the sugar rush subsided, she reviewed her data and she was a bit surprised by her conclusion. So what is the most bubbly of the bubble gums? Try it out yourself and find out. Besides any time you can mix candy and science, it’s a good thing. Congratulations on your experiment Sarah!

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11 Responses to “7 Year Old Explores Bubble Gum Science”
  1. fisher5000 says:

    This idea helped me a lot,and now I don’t have to keep thinking about an idea. I think I know why Sarah won 1st place. This must have been a great experimant to find out about.

    Sincerely,
    Elise Leonard

  2. yomomma says:

    im doing this project to

  3. tisly says:

    i am doing this project to……….i can see why sarah won that is amazing

  4. jmellow96 says:

    when i first saw this project i started to do it AND NOW IM DOING IT FOR MY SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT LOL

  5. ellygirl says:

    im doin this project and im in college

  6. monkey! says:

    hey,
    i’m doing this project for the science fair and the best part is that my teacher recommened it too me.

  7. forever21 says:

    im doing it too (: sarha did a amezing job on it ! :)

  8. Bobby "BOOM BOOM" Bickerson says:

    Looks like you did some great work there, Sarah, and we would love to, hopefully, one day see you put it to use and blow some giant bubbles and maybe GUMpete in The BUBBLEGUM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

    Bobby “BOOM BOOM” Bickerson
    Commissioner
    The BUBBLEGUM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    http://www.bubblegumheaven.com

  9. MARU says:

    I AM GOING TO DO THIS PROJECT FOR MY SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT THANKS FOR GIVING US IDEAS :p

  10. RosieLuv says:

    WOW. I LIKE HER SCIENCE PROJECT! :-) GOOD JOB!

  11. camila23 says:

    thanks.. you give me an awsome idea sarah

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