The Electric Squeeze

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The Electric Squeeze

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This cart demo is about piezoelectricity - how some crystals produce electricity when you squeeze them. Visitors learn about the history of piezoelectricity, how it's used, and how it's applied in nanotechnology. They make electric sparks, handle models and listen to cheesy music.

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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
5-8: Transfer of energy
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Understanding about science and technology
5-8: Understanding about science and technology
9-12: Understanding about science and technology

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