The Keepers of the Gate Challenge

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Help your class make a connection between salt water and nanoscience. In the introductory lesson of a seven-part unit, the class explores why salt water helps a sore throat feel better. Pupils conduct preliminary research about the connections between nanotechnology and medicine.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class research nanoscience and its connection to biology
  • Visit a local nanotechnology research lab either in person or virtually
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should have a basic understanding of cells and their functions
Pros

  • The topic of interest is something that most people have experienced
  • Includes questions to determine the class' prior knowledge
Cons

  • The interview with Dr. Wang is not at the site provided