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132 resources with the concept nanotechnology

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Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...
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How To Make Colour with Holes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nature inspiring technology isn't new, but butterflies inspiring new nanotechnology excites everyone. As part of a larger playlist, an engaging video explains how we see color and the relationship with both magnetic and electric fields....
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Welding in Space

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After the first American space walk, the hatch would not close on the spacecraft. Engineers later identified the problem as cold welding. An out-of-this-world video shows scholars how this discovery led to many changes in space crafts as...
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Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
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Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
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The Power of Graphene

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
To prepare for the activity, STEM classes read about nanotechnology and the amazing properties of graphene. They collect a graphene sample from pencils, and then connect them into simple circuits to determine whether it makes a better...
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Try Your Hand at Nano

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Fascinating reading about nanotechnology, nanoscale properties, and liquid crystals precedes a fun activity for young engineers. They measure their hands in nanometers, research, and then investigate how heat effects a sheet containing...
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Sugar Crystal Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Blow your learners' minds with a sweet instructional activity on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information...
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Nano Waterproofing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
This instructional activity will make an impact, especially on scientist-athletes who may have an interest in waterproof clothing! Acting as materials engineers, they work collaboratively on waterproofing pieces of cotton fabric. This...
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Exploring at the Nanoscale

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Nano-nano! Nanotechnology can seem like it's from another planet! After learning about this tiny technology, collaborative groups experiment with how smaller particles affect chemical reactions. They do this by immersing a whole and a...
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Nanotechnology in Action: Organic Electronics

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Even electronics are going organic. Future engineers learn about organic fibers and their uses in electronics and textiles. Specifically, they study graphene and its properties by creating graphite-based fibers in a laboratory setting...
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 5

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
It is a long way from nano to macro. Learners examined the scale of measurement from macro to nano in the first four lessons of the five-part series. With the final installment, they review what they learned by classifying objects in one...
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 4

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Make a big deal out of things the class can't see. Young scientists get an introduction to nanoscience in the fourth installment of a five-part series on scale. The instructional activity discusses current innovations in nanotechnology...
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 3

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A nanometer is the approximate distance your fingernail grows in one second. Hard to visualize, isn't it? The third of a five-part instructional activity on scale seeks to help learners understand the size of the nanoscale of...
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 1

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Small and large are relative terms; what's the best way to quantify them? Young scientists take on that challenge as they complete an interactive activity to explore size. They build structures during their exploration and begin using...
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Computer Engineering and the End of Moore's Law: Crash Course Engineering #35

For Students 9th - 12th
Engineers make better computers, and computers make better engineers. An informative video describes the components of computers, including both hardware and software, and how engineers have a hand in improving  these components. It also...
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Chameleons Are Masters of Nanotechnology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The oddball reptiles, chameleons, can teach animal lovers a little something about nanotechnology. Viewers peel away the layers of the chameleon skin to discover the different types of chromatophores using an episode of a larger series...
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The Mighty Power of Nanomaterials: Crash Course Engineering #23

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that gold at the nanoscale level actually appears purple? An informative video looks at nanomaterials in engineering. Viewers learn about the properties of nanomaterials and their importance in medicine, manufacturing, and...
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Sunlight into Electricity Using Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Shine a light on nanotechnology. Scholars read an electrifying poster to learn about the relationship between nanotechnology and solar energy. They start with a whole solar panel, then focus in on smaller and smaller components of the...
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Water Purification with Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
These small particles have a huge job. A poster shows future engineers an application of nanotechnology. It describes how nano silver particles are embedded into plastic water barrels to help kill E. coli bacteria.
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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Gas Detection in Mining Using Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Mine a great resource for all it's worth. A well-drawn, colorful poster explains how nanotechnology benefits mining operations. It shows how sensors use nanowires to detect gases to help keep miners safe.
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Cancer Treatment with Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Is nanotechnology the cure to cancer? A comics-based poster introduces nanotechnology applications in the medical field. Viewers see how nanoparticles play a role in targeted cancer drug delivery systems.
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Nanotechnology: A World of New Possibilities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Good things come in small packages. A four-lesson unit plan provides educators with a framework for teaching about nanotechnology. The lesson looks at how nanotechnology relates to water purification, cancer treatment, solar energy, and...