Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox every week.      
The Kid Should See This

Frozen bubbles: Ice crystals form on bubbles in real time

Watch ice crystals form in real time on these spinning and floating soap bubbles, filmed in -40°C weather in Northern Sweden. The crystalized spikes grow outward quickly as the low sun lights the surfaces of the spheres.

frozen bubble at minus 40
Luckily, the internet is chock-full of videos that show how bubbles freeze. File under when physics looks like magic, and fall down a frozen bubble rabbit hole:


frozen-bubble-crystalforming

frozen-bubble_blueicecrystals

Watch more ice crystal videos on this site.

This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.

Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.