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Exhibition Chemistry: Mercury and iron oscillating reaction

Description

When an iron nail is placed close the mercury oscillates, 'beats', as if it has a life of its own and you will observe considerable movement or 'beating' if the oscillations are similar to the natural resonant frequency of the droplet.

Type of Activity

:
demonstration

Audience

:
Teacher

Age Group

:
16 to 18 years
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