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An Easy (Bake) Approach to an Edible NanoLab

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You can make it if you bake it! Young scientists model electronic chip fabrication with an easy bake oven. They create a design to embed in their brownie "chips" and compare their models to wafer production in basic nanotechnology.

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Instructional Ideas
  • As an exit card have learners explain how their creations are similar to electronic chips 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a specific set of materials
  • Save time by having pupils complete the preparation steps the day before the lesson
  • Provides background information for both pupils and teachers
  • Uses food, which is a strong motivator 
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