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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
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
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
Audience: High School
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.
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
Lesson that tests the purity of water
Review of the metric system
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