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    This is a demonstration about how nature inspires nanotechnology. It is easily adapted into a hands-on activity for an individual or groups. Learners discover that lotus leaves are self cleaning...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    This hands-on activity demonstrates how a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized. Learners compare the reaction rate of an effervescent antacid tablet that is broken in half...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    This is an activity in which learners will find that they can detect differences in concentration better with their nose (smelling) than with their eyes (seeing). Our sense of smell allows us to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a miniature cup. They learn that size can affect the way materials like...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use clear nail polish to create a beautiful iridescent pattern on black paper. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners find out why some mineral sunblock rubs in clear. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks and discover how particle size affects visibility.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a nanoscale structure that occurs in nature. Learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put the sample in an Eppendorf tube...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a hands-on activity exploring how nanoscale particles are used in mineral sunblocks to increase their transparency. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks to a visual representation...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the application of nano-sized particles or coatings can change a bigger material’s properties. Learners investigate the hydrophobic properties of plants, nano...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners try pouring water out of a regular cup and a miniature cup. It’s harder than it sounds! Learners discover that different forces dominate at different size scales. Use...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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