Updated: Saturday, 16 Mar 2013, 2:52 PM EDT
Published : Saturday, 16 Mar 2013, 2:52 PM EDT
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - The Botanical Conservatory hosted an Alka-Seltzer blast off exercise for kids Saturday morning.
Kids were able to build a "rocket" with an empty film canister and one Alka-Seltzer tablet. They then watched the rocket blast off!
Joel Bowerman, the education coordinator for the Botanical Conservatory, said the conservatory hosts these science activities on the third Saturday of each month.
"We want to get kids more interested in science and this is a good way to expose kids to it," Bowerman said.
The next activity will be held on Saturday, April 20. The topic is "Dominant Sides" and it will show kids how people use not only their right and left hands, but also the right and left sides of their brains.
The activity is included in regular Botanical Conservatory admission, which is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages three to 17.
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