Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles.
Subject: Physical science
Audience: High School
Physical Science Reference Sheets including general nanotechnology information, formulas, periodic table. Suitable for printing and lamination
Resource sheet with basic nanotechnology information on one side and physics formulas on the back. PDF file suitable for printing and lamination.
Subject: Biology, General Science
Student groups have problem-solving discussion, using the Creative Problem-Solving format, over the pros and cons of the expanded development of nanotechnology.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics
This lesson is designed to familiarize students with the reduction synthesis of silver nanoparticles and to gain experience with characterization tools used in nanoscale science and engineering.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
Students will synthesize silver nanoparticles and observe their antibacterial properties when applied to socks.
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science
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.
The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network is supported by National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement EECS-0335765 and by support from the member institutions.
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