KSAT Children’s Home Science: Pumpkin Bottle Rockets

KSAT Children's Home Science: Pumpkin Bottle Rockets

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstration and explains the significance behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

a pumpkin

empty soda bottles (20 oz)

carving utensils

Story Highlights

  • Well, check out this fun activity that will focus on reactions between acids and bases and the pressure needed to blow the lid off a pumpkin.

  • Parents and guardians: upload a video of your child performing the activity by clicking here. Send it in and you might see it on GMSA @ 9 a.m.!

baking soda


pencils duct tape

corks paper towels/napkins