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 fun activity that will focus on reactions between acids and bases and the pressure needed to blow the lid off a pumpkin.
The activity 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.!
Pumpkin Bottle Rockets
Here’s what you’ll need:
- a pumpkin
- carving utensils
- empty soda bottles (20 oz)
- baking soda
- duct tape
- paper towels/napkins