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Subject: Biology, General Science
Audience: High School
Colloidal silver is an anit-microbial agent that is synthesized and tested with strains of bacteria and/or yeast to determine its growth inhibition effect.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
This lab is designed to help students understand fluid flow, capillary action, surface tension, and chemical tests used in microfluidic devices/sensors
Lesson has students create narrow fluidic channels to observe fluid flow
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
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.
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