Build a Water Rocket for Cheap Summer Fun

By Jason Fitzpatrick on June 22nd, 2012

If you’re looking for a cheap thrill this summer (and an easy way to sneak some covert summer school lessons about physics into the mix), this fun DIY project turns soda bottles into rockets.

Over at Geek Dad they share a roundup of information about building soda bottle rockets including plans, information about the physics behind the rockets, and more. Rather than link to one specific plan, we’d suggest hitting up the roundup at the link below and picking your favorite.

Soda Bottle Water Rockets for Summer Fun [Wired]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/22/12
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