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This activity uses Jell-O(R) to introduce learners to microfluidics, the flow of fluids through microscopic channels.... see more

In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by... see more

In this hands-on activity, learners use heat to shrink samples of polystyrene plastic (#6 recycle code). Learners compare... see more

In this activity, learners explore how nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics. Learners... see more

In this activity/demo, learners investigate biobarcodes, a nanomedical technology that allows for massively parallel... see more

In this activity, educators can demonstrate how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a... see more

In this activity, learners explore deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a nanoscale structure that occurs in nature. Learners... see more

In this activity, learners explore surgical instrument design. Teams of learners construct surgical instruments from... see more

In this activity/demo about piezoelectricity, learners discover how some crystals produce electricity when squeezed.... see more

In this trick, hold your hand over a burning candle without getting burned, by reflecting and transmitting the light of... see more

In this optics activity, demonstrate diffraction using a candle or a small bright flashlight bulb and a slide made with... see more

This is an activity (on page 2 of the PDF) about surface area to volume ratio. Learners will bake sugar cookies, testing... see more

In this activity, learners investigate Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) and then work in teams using a pencil to explore... see more

In this quick activity/demonstration about density, learners examine what happens when two cans of root beer--one diet... see more

This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how hairs from a crime scene are matched to... see more

This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at... see more

In this activity about light and reflection, learners use a special device called a Mirage Maker_ to create an illusion.... see more

A group of learners simulates the spread of disease by trading slips of paper, one set of which has been treated with a... see more

In this activity, learners make a black box device that serves as an excellent analogy to Rutherford's famous experiment... see more

In this activity, learners use microarray technology to determine which genes are turned on and off at various points in... see more

Are balloons porous or non-porous? In this activity, learners watch an entertaining Mr. O video and conduct a simple... see more

In this demonstration, learners investigate mass, gravity, and acceleration by dropping a wooden bar with a balloon... see more

Up, up and away! Take to the skies in a hot air balloon and try to beat the other balloonists' times.

This resource from the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) provides details about petroleum geology. Starting with... see more