Alka-Seltzer Rockets

Blast off! An engaging hands-on activity has pupils create rockets powered by Alka-Seltzer. They learn about the physics behind these rockets throughout the process.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Take the class outside to launch the rockets if possible
Classroom Considerations

  • Experiment requires a variety of materials; see Materials section for a complete list
  • It is helpful if learners have some physics knowledge, such as Newton's Laws of Motion
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