KSAT Kids Home Science: Baking Soda Bottle Rockets! πŸš€πŸŽ†

Something fun for the Fourth of July holiday

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SAN ANTONIO – Hello parents, teachers and students!

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

Well, check out this cool experiment that allows you to use a simple baking soda and vinegar reaction to launch a rocket sky high!

The experiment is courtesy of fruglefunforboys.com.

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstration and explains the significance behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

Parents and guardians: upload a video of your child performing the activity by clicking here. Send it in and you might see it on GMSA @ 9 a.m.!

Baking Soda Bottle Rockets

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Plastic Soda Bottles (can be 1 liter or 20 oz.)
  • Baking Soda
  • Vinegar
  • Three pencils
  • Duct Tape
  • A Cork to Seal Bottle

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About the Authors:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist.Β 

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.