Have you ever wanted to create your own rocket? You can and it's easy!
Film canister with snap-on lid
Soda, Alka-Seltzer® tablet
STEP 1: Fill the film canister halfway full with water.
STEP 2: Place an Alka-Seltzer tablet in the film canister and quickly turn the canister so the top is on the surface and wait for your rocket to take off.
Carbon dioxide gas builds up, launching the film canister lid into the air.
KFVS12 and the Southeast Missourian are teaming up for science. After today, you'll find an experiment from the KFVS Heartland Science Lab every Friday in the Class of 2morrow section of the Southeast Missourian. Grab the ingredients and join KFVS science reporter Jason Lindsey live on KFVS at 5 p.m. every Wednesday. More science experiences can be found at www.kfvs12.com and www.semissourian.com.