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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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    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 chemistry to “self-assemble” gummy shapes. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use sieves with different-sized holes to sort balls by size. They learn that researchers are developing new technologies that can sort nano-sized things, including...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners participate in several full-body interactive games to model the process of self-assembly in nature and nanotechnology. Through these activities learners assemble into a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this activity/demo, learners examine a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics the behavior of the gecko foot. The process is called "nanomolding." Also described in...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity/demo in which learners are exposed to the difference bewteen hydrophobic surfaces (water repelling) and hydrophilic surfaces (water loving). This activity also demonstrates how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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