"Exploring Properties - Capillary Action" is a hands on activity in which visitors explore how liquids flow in narrow spaces. Visitors investigate how this behavior allows liquids to flow against gravity and soak into coffee filters.
- At the nanoscale things behave in surprising ways.
- Technologies and society influence each other.
- Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
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