Big vs. Little - Micro to Nano (Elementary School curriculum lesson)

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Children will explore the concept of size by comparing and categorizing objects, then constructing various sized structures. Beginning their understanding of big and small will be important as they develop an understanding of the nanoscale in later grades.


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  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.


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