Make and Launch Stomp Rockets

Build an amazing stomp rocket that can be launched over and over.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 8 - 12

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

My parents need to be around.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

In this exciting activity, we will make a stomp rocket that you can easily build. Depending on our Zoom options, we may even go outside and launch rockets together. Of course, we will also learn about the physics of rockets. No astronauts will be harmed in the launching of these rockets.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

5 feet (1.5 m) of 1/2 inch pvc pipe, two 1/2 inch T connectors, two 1/2 inch end caps, two 1/2 inch elbow joints (45 degree angle), hand saw OR pvc pipe cutter, measuring tape, duct tape, empty 2 litre bottle, paper, scotch tape, scissors

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking

6 My Guide!

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...