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Let's Make A Rocket!
Let's Make A Rocket!

The Printer Version!Let's build a Film Canister Rocket!

What you will need:

  • 35 mm film canister with plug type cap
  • 8 1/2" X 11" sheet of paper
  • Scissors
  • Scotch tape
  • 1/2 tablet of alkaselzer
  • teaspoon of water

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Rocket FinsGuaranteed to make a mess (Cut along heavy lines below. Wrap this part around the film canister to make the body of the rocket. Use tape to secure paper tube to film canister and to hold paper tube itself together)

Cut three rocket fins from this piece, like the ones drawn here, fold on dashed line.

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If you're a teacher of K-12 classes I also offer a Rocket Science Class, designed to help you develop curriculum for your students. Click Here for more information.

Be sure to check out the "Neal Brown - Science Is Fun Book Store for some great rocketry books for kids of all ages.

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