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Old 06-21-2006, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by ringuettestar1
hi i'm in sixth grade and last summer I made a
valcano with baking soda and white vinager . simply mix them together et
voila ! a perfect fuel . as for the rocket we'll make a narrow space so you
can make your rocket move ! you can and cool colors by simply and foodcoloring or even paint . I hope I helped u !
from : ringuettestar1
Baking soda and vinager are not a sufficient propellant. The chemical reaction does not give off enough energy fast enough to propell a rocket. You can barely explode a soda bottle with baking soda and vinager. No matter how small you make the hole on the valve end of the engine, you will never create enough pressure to move a 1 pound rocket anywhere.
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