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Materials Needed 1. 2 Soda Bottles (2L) 2. Construction Paper 3. Tennis Ball 4. String (yarn or something that is durable) 5. Large Garbage Bag 6. Sh...
clean out your soda bottles. And cut off the bottom and top ends of ONE (picture 2).
putting aside the bottles… take a shoebox and, with your scissors, fashion 3 even triangles/ diamond shaped, wings for your rocket
Glue the wings onto the main bottle & body of your rocket **note: it will be easier and more durable to glue the wings onto a straight solid strip of ...
Setting the rocket aside, start designing a parachute for your tennis ball. Using the garbage bag cut a large, even shape into the bag
Take your string and place several strips evenly around the perimeter of the circle
Make a harness for your tennis ball with the string. Strategically glue the parachute and tennis ball together
Make an aerodynamic cone for the top of your rocket using construction paper OR another soda bottle. Make sure this cone can fall off when the time co...
for extra insurance, apply a bit of baby powder onto the parachute. Place the tennis ball and parachute inside the top, cut, portion of the rocket. Ma...
fill up soda bottle ½ of the way with water and shoot!
Modifications: o Change cone head to plastic, more aerodynamic o Created more of a body using another soda bottleo Use 2 wings instead of 3 o Make par...
The Physics: Rocket: Air is pumped into the bottle rocket to pressurize the bottle and thrust is generated. When the string is pulled, water shoots ou...
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