Macro, Micro and Nano Memory

NISE Network product
Description: 

“Macro, Micro and Nano Memory” is a memory game that teaches visitors about the macroscale, microscale and nanoscale, the objects within those scales and the way we measure these objects.

Audience: 
Nano topics: 

Objectives

Big Idea: 
Size matters: things in the world come in different sizes.
Learning Goals: 
  • Distinguish between the macro-, micro- and nanoscales.
  • Discover what types of objects are found in each scale.
  • Understand the units of measurement which are used for each scale.
  • Understand that there are many scales in the world, some which we can’t see with our eyes.
NISE Net Content Map: 
  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.

Credits

Funding: 
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.
Permissions: 

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Development Process: 

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.