Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Chemistry, Physics
Audience: High School, Adult
In this lesson students will synthesize and characterize CdSe quantum dots
Audience: High School
Reference sheets of formulas and periodic table and information related to Nanotechnology. Suitable for printing.
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles.
This lesson is designed to familiarize students with the reduction synthesis of silver nanoparticles and to gain experience with characterization tools used in nanoscale science and engineering.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
Students will synthesize silver nanoparticles and observe their antibacterial properties when applied to socks.
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science
This lab will help students understand how nanoparticles in our oceans can carry toxic pollutants into our cells, and how this may interfere with proper physiological function of ocean and human life
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Part 1 focuses on how nanoscale pollutants on land can reach the ocean environment.
This lesson uses images in a PowerPoint to assess student understanding of size, SI prefixes, and what tools are needed to see certain objects
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
This lesson examines how effective colloidal silver is in inhbiting bacterial growth in comparison to anitbiotic ointment.
This lab is designed to help students understand fluid flow, capillary action, surface tension, and chemical tests used in microfluidic devices/sensors
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