Let’s make an Air Powered Jet Car

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Warning: Compressed air can be dangerous. I suggest you google “how much pressure can a soda bottle hold” before you get carried away pumping up the pressure in the bottle.

2 litre Soda Bottle
Car Tyre Valve assembly
Large Map Pin
Thick Corrugated Cardboard
4 CDs or DVDs
8 Plastic bottle tops
2 Ballpen tubes
2 wooden skewers
Sticky tape
Double sided tape would be handy
Felt Marker pen

Craft Knife
Car Footpump

Here is an interesting video on bursting soda bottles

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Making the CD wheels https://youtu.be/ZRrjBuWfmrM
CD Wheels with Cardboard Hubs https://youtu.be/Js1rtn2IGTE
Putting rubber tyres on CDs https://youtu.be/ZnuPnveCbxs
Connecting rubber bands https://youtu.be/EbYuhdwknbs
Connecting the band to the axle https://youtu.be/0wPYxloUFJQ

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