This takes place in New York city the year is 2014 theses kids are on a class assignment. Their teacher has asked them to go outside with the bubbles to see what happens to them in the winter time.She is trying to burn some of their energy off it has been a long winter for them. The boys name is John and THE GIRLS ARE Susie and Barbara. Their Teacher Miss Smith has asked them if the bubbles will freeze outside in the cold air Miss Smith has brought along some other children to help with this. They are smelling all kinds of different smells Lorraine says they smell Italian food and exhaust from cars, They hear the horns from cars and people talking and tvs on is what Nancy says. When they get done with the bubbles they will have to go back and write a report on what happened to the bubbles if they froze or not. Their parents have come to pick them up after school John and Susie are excited to share with them what they learned from in school today. Mom and Dad are glad that they had a great day in school today.