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 chief gas making those little rockets fly.
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