Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: General Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
A unit on scale.
Optics and refraction are explored in a 3 part lesson consisting of 1) refraction tank, 2) geletin waveguides, and 3) optical fibers.
Lesson has students relate real-world applications to mathematical concepts by monitoring bacterial growth over one week
Subject: Biology, General Science, Tools and Technology
Lesson has students experience how a scanned probe can create an image of an object
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: High School
A lesson that explores how catalysts work. This lesson is generally used in conjuction witht the Surface-area-to Volume lesson.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
Lesson that demonstrates the properties of hydrophobic and hydrophilic materials
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Lesson that tests the purity of water
Subject: General Science, Science and Society
This lesson introduces students to social and ethical issues related to nanotechnology
Review of the metric system
Subject: Biology, General Science, Science and Society, Tools and Technology
This lesson examines a new inexpensive diagnostic technology and the societal impact it might have.
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