“Ready, Set, Self-Assemble” is a full-body program which introduces visitors to the concept of self-assembly in a fun and energetic way. Through the use of three full-body, interactive games, visitors explore the phenomena of self-assembly and its possible uses in nanotechnology.
- Self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into specific, ordered structures under the right conditions.
- Self-assembly can be used by scientists to create objects on the nano-scale.
- Nano is very, very small.
- Nanoscientists learn about and make things that are too small to see.
- Researchers in the field of nanotechnology are studying self-assembly in order to create new materials and technologies.
- Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
- Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
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