Students use Alka Seltzer to explore chemical reactions. Students put a small amount of Alka Seltzer into a film canister with water in it and time how long it takes to "blow" the lid off. Four page lab. Students test temperature of water & surface area. Designed under NYS standards. Questions
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Students experiment with Alka Seltzer tablets, water, and a film canister to make a rocket! This lab report paper allows students to keep track of how the amount of water and tablet affect the height of the launch. It also has a place where they can record whether shaking the canister before launch
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This is a basic lesson for teaching Newton's Third Law. In this hands on lesson, students will make rockets out of Alka Seltzer tablets and film canisters. This can get messy so make sure you do this outside. This is just the lesson planning portion and does not include the materials for the hands o
This is a hands-on lab for investigations Newton's Laws. , It is best run as an outdoor activity, either in stations or as a whole class. You will need several materials to make this lab a success:
2. stomp rocket (easily available online)
3. film canisters and alka seltzer tabs
Dr. Erica explains why you can use Alka-Seltzer and water, baking soda and vinegar, or another acid-base combination to make a film canister rocket blast off.
Why do gases take up more space than solids? What does the acid-base reaction often have as a product? Turns out carbon dioxide is the chie