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The Mousetrap Reactor is a visual representation of a chain reaction in a confined space. Useful as an analogy for an uncontrolled nuclear reaction.

 


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Standing waves in a hoop of wire illustrate the concept of circular standing waves - one that arose when scientists began to think of electrons as waves, and their orbits about the nuclei of atoms as being formed from standing waves.

 


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This demonstration shows dramatic evidence of nuclear decay. Alpha particles coming from a radioactive source leave trails as they travel through the supersaturated alcohol vapour of a cloud chamber.

 


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This is a fun way to determine the speed of light using a microwave and marshmallows.

 


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A simple way to visualize Rutherford back-scattering to a classroom. 

 


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