Ping Pong Fission: High school class demonstrates power of the atom
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504784_162-20046038-10391705.html

AP Chemistry Class at the Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School, presented on the Feed website.


This video presents a dynamic demonstration of a nuclear fission chain reaction using ping pong balls and rat traps. The work is presented by the AP Chemistry Class at the Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School. Approximately 300 mousetraps and 600 ping pong balls were used in the culminating experiment to show the reaction.

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Subject: Physics:Modern Physics:Nuclear Physics, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Atomic Structure, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video