Can We Absorb Nanoparticle Pollutants?

Just because we can't see it doesn't mean it isn't there! A growing concern for environmental scientists is toxic nanoparticles in our air and water. Young scholars conduct an experiment to demonstrate how these particles can cross our cell membranes.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Prior to the lesson, have pupils research nanoparticle pollutants as a homework assignment
  • Collect water from different sources for each lab group
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation
Pros

  • Provides specific instructions for learners to follow through the lab activity
  • Emphasizes scientific vocabulary through the lesson
Cons

  • None