How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Rocket

Ingredients:

 

Build launcher

How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Roket - Cut empty Diet Coke bottle in half
 

  • Empty a 2 liter bottle.
     
  • Cut bottle in half.
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    Prepare Mentos

    How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Roket - Hook Mentos
     

  • Poke a hole in a Mentos with a nail.
     
  • Gently squash Mentos by hand to half it’s original height.
     
  • Repeat 5 times.
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    Hook the Mentos

    How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Roket - Hook Mentos
     

  • Straighten a paperclip leaving the smallest end loop
     
  • Hook 5 Mentos.
     
  • Press the straight end of the hook into a cork.
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    Prep for launch

    How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Roket - Arm Diet Coke
     

  • Open a fresh 2 liter bottle of Diet Coke.
     
  • Carefully replace original cap with your cork – make sure Mentos don’t touch the Coke.
     
  • Place launcher on top of the bottle.
     
  • Quickly flip the your rocket, set it on the ground, and get out of it’s way.
     
  • Watch your shooting Diet Coke Rocket

    How to Build a Mentos and Diet Coke Roket - Launch Diet Coke Rocket

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