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Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science
Audience: High School
A unit exploring the chemical reactions in catalytic converters and the importance opf nanocatalysts
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
Compares diffusion in gelatin to the doping of silicon wafers
Lesson that demonstrates properties of shape memory alloys-materials that "remember" their former shape
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science, Physics
Lesson looks at the absorption and release of light energy using quantum dots.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics
Exploring nanoscale propulsion systems.
A lesson that explores how catalysts work. This lesson is generally used in conjuction witht the Surface-area-to Volume lesson.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry
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: Chemistry, General Science, Science and Society, Tools and Technology
Audience: Middle School
A forensic lesson using paper diagnostics.
Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Physical science, Physics
Lesson explores the properties of fluid flow
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