Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: General Science
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects that can and cannot be seen with the naked eye.
This lesson is designed for grades 1-3 to explore the question "What is size?"
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.
Audience: Middle School
An electroplating lesson exploring factors effecting deposition, morphology, and thickness of thin metallic layer of copper or nickel.
Subject: General Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
Lesson challenges students to use shape memory alloys as part of a Rube Goldbery device
A unit on scale.
Optics and refraction are explored in a 3 part lesson consisting of 1) refraction tank, 2) geletin waveguides, and 3) optical fibers.
In this first lesson students will be instructed on how to build a solar oven
Subject: Biology, General Science, Tools and Technology
Lesson has students experience how a scanned probe can create an image of an object
Subject: General Science, Science and Society
This lesson introduces students to social and ethical issues related to nanotechnology
The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network is supported by National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement EECS-0335765 and by support from the member institutions.
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