Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science
Audience: High School
This lab will help students understand how nanoparticles in our oceans can carry toxic pollutants into our cells, and how this may interfere with proper physiological function of ocean and human life
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Part 1 focuses on how nanoscale pollutants on land can reach the ocean environment.
Subject: General Science
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Using pool noodels, this activity helsp students understand the size and scale of objects and the tools that are used to measure these objects.
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects.
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects that are shrunk by orders of 10.
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
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.
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