You supply the plastic bottle (20 ounce, one liter, or two liter), scissors, tape, and a cool-melt glue gun, and we supply everything else your students need to construct a water rocket. Students can design their own graphics. Use a Pitsco launch system to launch the rockets 200 feet or more!
Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Water Rockets Teacher’s Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.
Order 30 kits to build a class pack!
Extra cardboard tubes for bottle rocket bodies are available in five different lengths and diameters. Use with Pitsco Plastic Nose Cones and Spacer Rings. All tubes can be used in water (bottle) rockets and solid-fuel rockets.
Manufactured to fit perfectly on the Pitsco Straw Rocket Launcher, Precision Straws are used to make straw rockets that will launch every time! They are made from Mylar for durability and can also be glued.
Water rocketry is one of the most fun and exciting hands-on science activities around. Converting empty plastic soda bottles into high-flying rockets provides a great opportunity for students to discover important scientific principles such as Newton’s laws, acceleration, thrust, and inertia.