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Alka-Seltzer Rockets

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How does a rocket work? Launch a rocket using a film canister and an alka-seltzer tablet. Students will be able to observe and understand how the laws of motion apply to their rocket. They will also investigate how a variable might affect the flight of it.



Grade Levels

6-8, 3-5

Lesson Plan

Alka-Seltzer Rocket Materials Checklist (Please Review)

Alka-Seltzer Rockets Module

Activity Sheets

Alka-Selzter Rockets Activity Sheets

Rocket Info

Rocket Design Sheet

Film Canister Rocket – Fin Template

Film Canister Rocket – Nose Cone Template

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