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Subject: General Science
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects using their classroom as a frame of reference.
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects that can and cannot be seen with the naked eye.
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: High School
This lesson uses images in a PowerPoint to assess student understanding of size, SI prefixes, and what tools are needed to see certain objects
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
This lesson examines how effective colloidal silver is in inhbiting bacterial growth in comparison to anitbiotic ointment.
Subject: Biology, General Science
Colloidal silver is an anit-microbial agent that is synthesized and tested with strains of bacteria and/or yeast to determine its growth inhibition effect.
This lab is designed to help students understand fluid flow, capillary action, surface tension, and chemical tests used in microfluidic devices/sensors
Lesson has students create narrow fluidic channels to observe fluid flow
Subject: Chemistry, Tools and Technology
Exploring electrolytic cells and nanowires.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Tools and Technology
Introduction to selective layering through etching.
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science
A unit exploring the chemical reactions in catalytic converters and the importance opf nanocatalysts
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