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    In this activity, learners discover that nanoparticles of gold can appear red, orange or even blue. They learn that a material can act differently when it’s nanometer-sized. Use this activity to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this online activity, learners make a whole rainbow by mixing red, green, and blue light. They can change the wavelength of a monochromatic beam or they can filter white light. They can also...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 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 nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a miniature cup. They learn that size can affect the way materials like...

    $5 - $10 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 discover how a super-absorbing material can be used to move a straw. Learners discover that hydrogels can absorb a lot of water, like the one used in this activity, which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the application of nano-sized "whiskers" can protect clothing from stains. Learners investigate the hydrophobic properties of pants made from nano...

    Over $20 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 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, participants will learn how stars form from the dust and gas that exists in space clumping together. They'll model the star-formation process by adding energy (via a hair...

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