Electroplating Ping Pong Balls

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I am a trainer at our Jr. High and my son in high school wants to continue a science fair undertaking from final yr. He made a flood warning device to set off a emergency flasher at flooded low water crossings. He covered a ping-pong ball with foil and had a 2nd one beneath it in a PVC pipe with holes so when the pipe stuffed with water, the balls floated and made contact with the inside of a flashlight to set the flasher off. Now he want to electroplate the ball to see if it weathers better. He has asked for assist in a number of locations, but we haven't gotten responses. Can anybody give useful hints that perhaps the high school chemistry trainer might assist him to do or is there an organization within the Houston area which may electroplate a buy ping pong balls-pong ball for him. Or does anyone know of a spot where you would get a hollow steel ball about the scale of a ping pong ball gentle sufficient to float made - like within a couple of weeks? We might love some advice. Thanks

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In case you miss it in BR Weekly, I needed to share with you a drill that has worked extremely effectively for nearly all my hitters just lately. It’s a easy yet efficient thought because it connects effectively with something that we nearly all have carried out in some unspecified time in the future in our lives, ping pong!