I remember doing this ‘Magic Tea Bag Rocket’ in Science class in Primary School. I loved it then and I still love it now! Now that the kids have grown a little, I thought it was high time I show them this amazing little experiment!
*make sure this is supervised by an adult at all times, is done in an area with no wind & that you have a fire extinguisher on hand.
Check out our YouTube Clip below!
To do this yourself you will need:
Lighter or matches
Take your Tea bag and snip off the top with the scissors, empty out the tea leaves into the bin or a separate container
Unfold the tea bag and hollow it out using your finger
Stand your tea bag upright onto the plate and light both sides with the lighter/matches
Stand back and watch the magic begin!
The kids just loved this and wanted to do it over and over again…I think we went through about 20 tea bags…I bet you find the do the same once you start!
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