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Canister Cannons

Canister Cannons

USE CHEMISTRY TO POP YOUR TOP !!!

YOU WILL NEED:

  • 1 small film canister with its cap
  • 1 sheet of toilet paper
  • A teaspoon
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • 1 grownup (any size)

1. PREPARING THE CANNON

STEP 1: On a table or counter-top, take off the cap of your canister.

STEP 2: Fill your canister half-way with vinegar. This is where a grown-up comes in handy!

STEP 3: Make sure that the cap of the canister is easy to reach!

2. PREPARING THE CHARGE

STEP 1: Lay your sheet of toilet paper on a table or counter-top.

STEP 2: Pour a half-teaspoon of baking soda onto the middle of the sheet of toilet paper.

STEP 3: Fold the sheet of toilet paper around the glob of baking soda.

3. FIRE THE CANNON

STEP 1: Push the folded wad of toilet paper into the canister.

STEP 2: Quickly put the cap back on the canister, and step back!

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