The Case of the Patent Pending (Middle and High School curriculum lesson)

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Description
The purpose of this investigation is twofold: 1) To use the skills of scientific inquiry to uncover the most likely perpetrator of a crime, and 2) To employ a paper diagnostics tool as a forensics device for chemically determining "whodunit".
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Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.

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National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) funded by the National Science Foundation

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National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN); © 2008 Harvard University

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