Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science, Physics
Audience: High School
Lesson looks at the absorption and release of light energy using quantum dots.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics
Exploring nanoscale propulsion systems.
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
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
Audience: Middle School, High School
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
Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Physical science
Exploring size and scale and the size effect in chemical reactions.
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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