Hiding Behind the Mask

Microchips are a man-made wonder. Investigate the manufacturing wonder with a hands-on inquiry-based lesson. Scholars simulate the process of pattern transfer using photoresist. Their conclusion identifies how their process replicates the process of microchip engraving.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Encourage learners to develop unique designs for etching
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation
  • Expects an understanding of semiconductors
  • Includes a detailed teaching guide to help facilitate the lesson
  • Provides photos to help explain the expectations of the lab experiment
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