The "Nano & Society" poster series provide an entry point for exploring the relationship between nanotechnology and society. They can be displayed on their own, used to spark an open-ended conversation, or paired with suggested activities.
The University of Michigan Risk Bites takes a look at five things it is worth knowing about nanoparticles in sunscreens. How safe are they?
In this episode of O Wow Moments with Mr. O from the Children's Museum of Houston, Mr. O compares sunblock containing nanoparticles to ointment.
"NanoSense Activities" has 4 curriculum units to help high school teachers and students understand nanoscale science. Each unit includes background materials, directions and instructional materials. Units include: Size Matters - Introduction to Nanoscience, Clear Sunscreen - How Light Interacts with Matter, Clean Energy - Converting Light into Electricity, and Fine Filters - Filtering Solutions for Clean Water
"Exploring Products - Sunblock" is a hands-on activity comparing sunblock containing nanoparticles to ointment. Visitors learn how some sunblocks that rub in clear contain nanoparticles that block harmful rays from the sun.