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Exploring Structures - Buckyballs (NanoDays 08, 09, 10)

"Exploring Structures - Buckyballs" is a hands-on activity in which visitors fold up a precut shape to make a model of a buckyball. They learn that buckyballs are tiny, soccerball-shaped molecules made of carbon.

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Exploring Tools - Mystery Shapes

"Exploring Tools - Mystery Shapes" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use their sense of touch to investigate hidden objects. They learn that researchers use special tools, including scanning probe microscopes, to detect and make images of nanoscale objects.

"Explore Science - Zoom into Nano Mystery Shapes" (2016) version designed for groups and community outreach.

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Exploring Materials - Memory Metal

"Exploring Materials - Memory Metal" is a hands on activity in which visitors compare the properties of a memory metal spring to an ordinary spring. They learn that the way a material behaves on the macroscale is affected by its structure on the nanoscale.

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