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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity (pages 32-41), learners learn how the atomic and molecular arrangement of matter are related to physical properties. This activity also introduces materials at the cutting edge of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    NISE Network
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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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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners discover that the way a material behaves on the macroscale is affected by its structure on the nanoscale. Learners investigate the properties of a heat sensitive liquid...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This activity/demo introduces learners to aerogel, a glass nanofoam. Learners discover how aerogel is made and how well it insulates as well as learn about aerogel's other unique properties....

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    NISE Network
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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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    NISE Network
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 10 of the PDF, learners develop an experiment to answer the following question: "How much water can the hydrogel in a baby diaper hold?" Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is a quick activity (on page 2 of the PDF) about the forces of gravity and surface tension and how their behavior is influenced by size. Learners will fill a normal sized cup and a tiny cup...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    IEEE
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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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