This activity teaches students about nuclear reactions, different types of energy and energy transfer. Students simulate a nuclear reaction using a chain reaction of mousetraps and golf balls.


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Cost: cost
Field: Chemistry
Prep Time: 3 hours
Active Time: 15 minutes
Level: 7-9 & 10-12
Mess Factor: mess
CAUTION: Ensure students are aware of the potential danger of mousetraps and exercise caution when setting up the activity.
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