Pop! Rocket Launcher

How do I build a launcher to launch paper rockets? The teacher reference provides directions in order to build a rocket launcher out of PVC pipe and a two-liter bottle. The plans also contain directions on how to use the launcher. 

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Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Use the launcher in order to launch Pop! Rockets and other paper rockets
Classroom Considerations

  • Use launcher in a large or open area such as a gym or outside
  • You can use one launcher for several classes
Pros

  • Plans are easy to follow
  • The launcher adjusts easily to allow for different trajectories
Cons

  • Two-liter bottles break down easily, so you will need replacements