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Half-Life Nuclear Decay (MP-D-HL)

Half-Life Nuclear Decay (MP-D-HL)

Demonstrates the concept of half-life.


1.  64 Ping-pong balls
2.  Board with clothespin triggers
3.  Large darkroom clock
4.  4 C-clamps (to hold down boards)

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    1.  With the clothespins locked, release at random 32 balls in a set length of time.
    2.  Repeat, releasing 16 balls, then 8 balls, then 4 balls, then 2 balls, with each group being released over the same set length of time.