Exploring Properties - Surface Area (NanoDays 08, 09, 10)

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Exploring Properties - Surface Area (NanoDays 08, 09, 10)
Exploring Properties - Surface Area (NanoDays 08, 09, 10)

Description: 

"Exploring Properties - Surface Area" is a hands-on activity demonstrating how a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized. Visitors compare the reaction rate of an effervescent antacid tablet that is broken in half with one that is broken into many pieces.

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Physical science: 

K-4: Properties of objects and materials
5-8: Properties and changes of properties in matter
9-12: Chemical reactions
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design

Science as inquiry: 

K-4: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
5-8: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry

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