Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: General Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
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
Audience: High School
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.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical science
Lessons has students determine how the ratio of surface area to volume changes with shape and size.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical science, Physics, Science and Society
Lesson that has students compare how nanotechnology is addressed in fiction and nonfiction literature.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physics, Science and Society
Students extend their understanding of how nanotechnology is being used today by examining currently available consumer products
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
Introduces students to the engineering of an interfacial surface at the nanoscale to demonstrate the concepts of hydrophobic and hydrophilic behavior.
Subject: Biology, General Science, Physical science
Activity which has students model self-assembly of molecules using everyday materials.
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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