Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Audience: High School
A lesson that explores how catalysts work. This lesson is generally used in conjuction witht the Surface-area-to Volume lesson.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
Lesson that tests the purity of water
Subject: General Science, Physical science
Review of the metric system
Provides opportunity for students to develop a working knowledge of the SI system of measurement as well as learn about the nanoscale and nanotechnology.
Subject: Physical science, Physics
Students will observe the diffraction behavior of light waves from a CD and DVD and examine AFM images of the two disks
Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Physical science, Physics
Audience: Middle School
Lesson explores the properties of fluid flow
Subject: Chemistry, General Science, Physical science
Exploring size and scale and the size effect in chemical reactions.
Lesson that has students expand what they know about magnetism through study of a liquid magnetic material called a ferrofluid.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical science
Lessons has students determine how the ratio of surface area to volume changes with shape and size.
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical science, Physics, Science and Society
Lesson that has students compare how nanotechnology is addressed in fiction and nonfiction literature.
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