The methane rocket

Description

A strong plastic bottle is filled with a 2:1 ratio of oxygen to methane and the mixture ignited with the bottle standing on a suitable ‘launch pad’. The mixture ignites with a loud bang and the bottle flies several metres.

Type of Activity

:
demonstration

Audience

:
Teacher

Age Group

:
11 to 18 years
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