Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology
Audience: High School
These labs are designed to help students understand diffraction, how a grating diffracts light, and how this method can be used to determine nanoscale structure.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics
Audience: High School, Adult
In this lesson students will synthesize and characterize CdSe quantum dots
Resource sheet with basic nanotechnology information on one side and physics formulas on the back. PDF file suitable for printing and lamination.
This lesson is designed to familiarize students with the reduction synthesis of silver nanoparticles and to gain experience with characterization tools used in nanoscale science and engineering.
Subject: Physical science, Physics
How light interacts with matter.
Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Tools and Technology
Introduction to selective layering through etching.
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science, Physics
Lesson looks at the absorption and release of light energy using quantum dots.
Exploring nanoscale propulsion systems.
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
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