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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use geometry to predict the shape of carbon. Learners twist and attach chenille stem pieces that represent bonds between different carbon atoms. Information about...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, educators can demonstrate how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a material’s macroscale behavior. Learners investigate the structure and properties of four...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This activity introduces learners to the structure and properties of carbon nanotubes. Visitors learn how the carbon atoms are arranged in a carbon nanotube, and that nanotubes are extremely strong...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF under Hockey Sticks Activity) about composites, materials made of 2 or more different components. Learners will be challenged to build the best mud...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners imagine what the world might look like if we could build an elevator to space! After viewing some artist illustrations of possible space elevators, learners imagine what...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes