Exploring Materials - Nano Gold (NanoDays 2012)

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Exploring Materials - Nano Gold (NanoDays 2012)

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"Exploring Materials - Nano Gold" is a hands-on activity in which visitors discover that nanoparticles of gold can appear red, orange or even blue. They learn that a material can act differently when it’s nanometer-sized.

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History and nature of science: 

9-12: Historical perspectives

Earth and space science: 

K-4: Properties of earth materials

Physical science: 

K-4: Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism
K-4: Properties of objects and materials
5-8: Properties and changes of properties in matter
9-12: Interactions of energy and matter
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design
5-8: Abilities of technological design
9-12: Abilities of technological design

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