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ERIC Number: EJ774949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Mercury Beating Heart: Modifications to the Classical Demonstration
Najdoski, Metodija; Mirceski, Valentin; Petrusevski, Vladimir M.; Demiri, Sani
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n8 p1292-1295 Aug 2007
The mercury beating heart (MBH) is a commonly performed experiment, which is based on varying oxidizing agents and substituting other metals for iron. Various modified versions of the classical demonstration of the experiment are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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