Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Physical science
Audience: High School
Physical Science Reference Sheets including general nanotechnology information, formulas, periodic table. Suitable for printing and lamination
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Part 1 focuses on how nanoscale pollutants on land can reach the ocean environment.
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
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: Physical science, Physics
How light interacts with matter.
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
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.
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.
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