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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at the nanoscale. Learners participate in hands-on activities to understand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners investigate Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) and then work in teams using a pencil to explore and identify the shape of objects they cannot see, just as SPMs do at the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on how materials behave differently as their surface area increases. Learners investigate nanotechnology and how engineers can harness the differences in how materials behave...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on two simple activities that younger learners can do to gain an appreciation of nanotechnology. First, learners measure their hands in nanometers. Second, learners investigate...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on graphene and its electrical properties and applications. Learners explore nanotechnology and how engineers can harness the differences in how materials behave when small to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different coarseness. Learners explore surface area, nanostructures, and work in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted the design and engineering of many everyday items from paint to fabrics. Learners explore the hydrophobic effect and how similar properties...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on how to measure at the nanoscale and provides learners with an understanding how small a nanometer really is. Learners investigate electron microscopes, participate in hands...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners incorporate a simple switch into a battery/bulb circuit. Learners will use their knowledge of circuits to design and make their own switches using common materials....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sports engineering and advanced materials development. Learners work in a team to devise a racquet out of everyday materials that could be used to volley a ping...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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