By Alex, 11/14/2018


Lights, Camera... Liftoff!

Experiments | Lights, Camera... Liftoff!
Lights, Camera... Liftoff!



  1. First, and most importantly, go outside. This experiment is very messy.

  2. Pour enough water into the canister so that it is about 1/3 full.

  3. Break one of the Alka-Seltzer tablets in half.

  4. Place the Alka-Seltzer into the canister, close the lid, and step back a safe distance (3-4 meters).

  5. Wait a few seconds... and then watch your film canister rocket go bananas!

Analysis and Conclusion

Hmm... it seems nobody's added a conclusion for this experiment yet. You can suggest one here.

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