Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
Audience: High School
Lesson that demonstrates the properties of hydrophobic and hydrophilic materials
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
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
Subject: General Science, Physical science
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.
Provides opportunity for students to develop a working knowledge of the SI system of measurement as well as learn about the nanoscale and nanotechnology.
Subject: Physical science, Physics
Students will observe the diffraction behavior of light waves from a CD and DVD and examine AFM images of the two disks
Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Physical science
Exploring size and scale and the size effect in chemical reactions.
Lesson that has students expand what they know about magnetism through study of a liquid magnetic material called a ferrofluid.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Science and Society
This is a four part unit covering solubility, emulsions, the skin, and ethical issues related to nanotechnology in consumer products.
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