Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Audience: Middle School, High School
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: Biology, Chemistry
Audience: High School
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: Biology, General Science, Science and Society, Tools and Technology
This lesson examines a new inexpensive diagnostic technology and the societal impact it might have.
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
Introduces students to the engineering of an interfacial surface at the nanoscale to demonstrate the concepts of hydrophobic and hydrophilic behavior.
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