To build your rocket, youll need to make a rocket body out of heavy paper. The big rocket car, powered by 648 mentos and 108 bottles of coke zero, carried fritz 221 feet and carried david letterman 364 feet but to be fair, he was going downhill a bit. In the us, mentos lovers got to try cinnamon and menthol, while european addicts were presented with fruit flavored mints. A person, often wearing a lab coat and goggles, plops a mint into a bottle and, whoosh, a foamy jet of sticky soda sprays 20 feet into the air. Introducing the coke and mentospowered rocket car media gallery.
Dropping mentos into a bottle of diet soda causes a physical reaction. In todays video, carter sharer invites team rar including lizzy capri, ryan prunty, and stoves kitchen as well as juggling josh horton to an epic coca cola and mentos rocket challenge for a. Nasas hilarious response to mentos and coke rocket proposal. Follow their account to see all their photos and videos.
With 54 rods all pushing at once, that gives us a lot of power. Put the mentos in the pouch and roll the napkin with the mentos into a tube shape. Mentos usa has 65 posts on their instagram profile. Especially when the project is already wasteful by design.
If you hesitate, youll get a tasty but very messy shower and then, aw shucks, you. Heres how to make a coke and mentos rocket capable of going 100feet into the air. Theres only a split second to set the system on the ground before the geyser erupts and forces the skateboard rocket car downrange. Today i just got the news that epic games will release paragon assets for free. Introducing the coke and mentospowered rocket car picture.
We built a rocket launcher that shoots a coke soda bottle fueled by coke and mentos. Physicists explain mentossoda spray scientific american. Make a diet coke and mentos rocket diet coke, candy. Soda has carbon dioxide which causes the soda to foam up when the mentos is dropped in the soda. While its easy to make a sugar rocket, its also very dangerous, so use caution throughout your project. Inclusive activities how to make a mentos rocket home for adults. How to make a diet coke and mentos rocket with pictures. Subscribe to my 2nd channel how to make a coke and mentos rocket. A sugar rocket is a simple home project that uses potassium nitrate kno 3 and powdered sugar as fuel. This entire contraption is then placed against a solid wall that is attached to a sheet of plywood, upon which sits the rocket car.
Close off one end of the tube by cutting a little circle or square of paper and taping it to one end of the tube. Then, youll mix up rocket fuel and pack it into your. Place the tube in the top of the bottle, but dont let the mentos make. How to make a coke and mentos rocket that goes 100feet in. Hello everyone, in this video you will see what will happen if you mix coca cola, mentos and super secret baking soda.
To make a diet coke and mentos rocket, start by sandwiching 5 stacked mentos between 2 4inch strips of masking tape. The guys at eepybird recommends for better and spectacular results in their great tutorial using 5 mentos per 2 litter bottle and the diet coke should be warm minimum at room temperature, not fridge temperature insert 5 mint mentos into the geyser tube and lock them with the. Inside the coke zero and mentos rocket car podcast on todays show, size matters. Mentos believes we could all use a little help connecting. How to build a mentos and diet coke booby trap with. Using a single 2 liter bottle of diet coke zero and 6 mentos, the minirocket car has so far gone 176 feet. Adam and jamie explore the science behind the fabled diet coke and mentos phenomenon. With 108 rods all pushing at once, that gives us a lot of power. Turn a skateboard into a rocket with mentos and coke my. This is an easytomake instructable on how to have some fun with mentos and coke. These are the sources and citations used to research coke and mentos experiment. Bolder adventurers can make a rocket of sorts from an exploding bottle. When the mentos is dropped into the soda bottles, all the pressure it creates tries to push out of the tube generating.
Sure, they werent expecting to hear fiveyearolds but is there anyone better at making friends than kids. Wrap the paper around the pack of mentos to make a tube. Grab some mint mentos, a 2 litter diet coke bottle and your geyser tube. Everyone is familiar with the fun that can be had by mixing mentos with diet coke. The legendary mentos rocket activity has been a family favorite for years and now its come to stephens place as well. Heres a way to rig a bottle of diet coke so that it explodes when you unscrew the cap. We gave them hidden earpieces and told them that communication experts would tell them exactly what to say. The materials required for this project are a 2 liter bottle of coca cola and a pack of mentos candy. Diet coke is used because it has the most carbon dioxide in that soda c. If you really want to unleash the carbon dioxide power in a 2liter bottle of diet coke, try making a coke and mentos rocket. Begin by sliding off the cover of the mentos stick and drop it into the 2 liter bottle of coca cola.
A diet coke and mentos eruption also known as a soda geyser is a reaction between the carbonated beverage diet coke and mentos mints that causes the beverage to spray out of its container. Once the mentos drop into the bottle, place the skateboard rocket car on the ground as fast as you can and get out of the way. When the mentos drop into the soda, the pressure tries to push the rod out of the tube. Their viral videos have earned two emmy nominations, won four webby awards, landed them on vh1s list of greatest internet superstars, and were voted govirals online game. Weve all seen how diet coke explodes when you put mentos in it. This entertaining video demonstrates how to make a bottle rocket using tape, paper napkins, mentos, and diet coke or coke zero. In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make coke rocket. Stick one side to the top of your mentos stack and the other to the inside of a diet soda cap.
How to easily make a coke and mentos rocket wonderhowto. Featuring 1 introducing the coke and mentospowered rocket car highresolution photo. The chemical reactions involved in dropping mentos candies into a bottle of diet coke make quite the spectacle. Every experiment is an important part of discovering the limits of what is possible, and the experiments where things dont work are the most important. We sent a group of shy adults out to make some friends. The candies catalyze the release of gas from the beverage, which creates an eruption that pushes most of the liquid up and out of the bottle. Nasa is always out to find new way to propel their rockets. This bibliography was generated on cite this for me on tuesday, february 16, 2016. Turn on looping for your embedded video so it will play over and over and over and over and over and you get the idea. Early experiments not all the experiments eepybird attempts are, umm, well, spectacular successes. The big rocket car, powered by 648 mentos and 108 bottles of coke zero.
Jun 10, 2012 how to make a diet coke and mentos rocket. Also please use ccaution when performing this experiment there is always a possibility of injury or damage to property, please launch in wide open area with pleanty of space in all directions and neve. How to make a coke and mentos rocket kids activities. While the original mentos was tickling the taste buds of the king of nepal, new varieties were introduced. Soda geysters, which can reach as high as ten meters, were a popular subject for viral videos in the early 2000s, but the science behind the spectacle remained a mystery until 2008. Many people speculated that the geyser was the result of an acid base reaction, given the low ph of soda.1204 621 285 767 1430 712 729 53 1558 1575 1001 805 1603 1179 47 1003 1038 1187 690 1107 366 1353 373 1399 306 151 1094 1509 1157 1239 1637 441 818 274 1162 1056 537 730 177 1377 1425 1115 823 846 1076 1044