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    This simple activity uses paper and scissors to convey two key concepts to learners: the nanoscale is very small and working on the nanoscale requires special tools. Learners are challenged to cut...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mark their height on a height chart and discover how tall they are in nanometers. They learn that although being a billion nanometers tall sounds impressive, it doesn&...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate what happens when you build up static electricity on plastic balls. Learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to suspend in a tube,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate just how small a billionth of a meter is by attempting to cut a paper ruler down to a nanometer-sized sliver. Learners discover that nano is too small to see,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use their sense of smell to explore the world on the nanoscale. Learners discover that we can smell some things that are too small to see, and that a nanometer is a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners examine nanoscale structures of common things. Learners flip between macro and nanoscale images of familiar objects to learn about some ways that nanotechnology is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners play a card game that explores different size scales--macro, micro and nano. Learners learn about objects within these different scales and the way these objects are...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use a flexible magnet as a model for a scanning probe microscope (SPM). They learn that SPMs are an example of a special tool that scientists use to work on the nanoscale...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this game, learners explore the different sizes of things in the world. In this Twister-like game, learners must place a hand or foot on a circle of the right scale - macro, micro, or nano. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized. Learners investigate the properties of ferrofluid and magnetic black sand and learn that the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes

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