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How to Make a Bottle Rocket
Supplies you’ll need:
Pour about an inch worth of vinegar into the bottom of the bottle.
Put about a teaspoon of baking soda onto the tissue square and fold it up (this will create a time-release packet).
This is most definitely an outside project! You can get as messy as you want. When you are ready to watch it explode, drop the baking soda packet in, put on the cork- tight, but not too tight- and let it explode. Place it cork side down to watch it fly!
You can do it two different ways. Right side up, the cork just pops out. If you do it with the cork side down, the bottle flies up- that is lots more fun! It happens so quickly that it surprises you!
Watch us make our bottle rockets:
How Does the Baking Soda & Vinegar Bottle Rocket Work?
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