What You Need

The Materials

  1. Two-liter bottle of Diet Coke
  2. One tube of Mentos mint candy
  3. Eye Protection for maximum safety
  4. Abandoned lot

Six Step Guide to Bottle Rocket

  1. Take off the Mentos wax paper label
  2. Unscrew Diet Coke bottle
  3. Quickly insert the tube of Mentos into Diet Coke
  4. Quickly, emphasis on the quickly, put the top back on the Diet Coke before it starts to forcefully fizz out of the bottle
  5. Shake it until you feel the bottle become extemely stiff
  6. Then throw the Diet Coke bottle onto the ground and watch it soar

An Instructional Video on Bottle-Rocket Making