Pressure and Motion
Newton’s Third Law of Motion
For every action, there is an
equal and opposite reaction.
What are we going to do?
• Construct a booster fueled by a seltzer
• Observe the chemical change to give it
• Create carbon dioxide to thrust the
How does it work?
•Mix the water and a tablet
(bowl and tablet)
(gas has no where to go so the cap is blasted
down and the rocket is blasted up)
•Rockets use the same system of thrust
Let’s make a rocket!
You will need:
•The center tube from a roll of toilet tissue
•A paper plate
•White film canister
•One Alka Seltzer tablet