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Facilitator and Learner use a block with a rover image to transport astronauts

2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space Digital Toolkit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the Explore Science: Earth and Space 2020 toolkit designed to engage the public in Earth and space science.
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Two children extracting visible DNA from wheat germ in Building with Biology kit

Building with Biology Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the Building with Biology kit designed to engage public in synthetic biology.
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DIY Nano book cover

DIY Nano Book

Book of Do-it-Yourself (DIY) hands-on activities about nanoscale science designed for use at home by children and adults.
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NanoDays Collection book compendium cover

NanoDays Collection Book

Digital book of all public engagement materials from NanoDays 2008-2015 designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society impact on society.
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Battery and electroplating activity components with alligator clips

Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating

In this activity, learners coat a nickel coin with nanometer-thin layers of copper using the electroplating process.
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What is nano website appearing within a laptop

Whatisnano.org website

Learners may explore more about nanotechnology and learn more about the science behind NanoDays activities and Nano exhibition experiences including Audio Description for the exhibition.
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NISE Network logo - National Informal STEM Education Network

Promotional Materials, Logos, and Publicity Images page for all NISE Network projects

Promotional materials for all NISE Network projects including logos and photos.
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A person holding an ice cream cone with the text "NANO: I've never had that problem."

Nano and Me Videos

In these short videos, learners are introduced to simple fundamentals about the nanoscale.
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Birdseye view of Nano exhibition with visitors.

Nano Mini-Exhibition host resources

Nano is an interactive, small footprint exhibition that engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
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Powers of 10  activity components including signs, activity materials and guides.

Exploring Size - Powers of Ten Game

In this activity, learners compete to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.
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Exploring Size - Memory Game activity components including signs, activity materials and guides.

Exploring Size - Memory Game

In this activity, learners play a card game exploring the different size scales - macro, micro and nano - objects within these different scales and the way these objects are measured.
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Exploring Products - Nano Sand's pink superhydrophobic sand.  A person is holding some pink sand with a big drop of water on top.

Exploring Products - Nano Sand

In this activity, learners explore how water behaves differently when it comes in contact with nano sand and regular sand.
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Person looking at NanoDays Exploring Forces - Static Electricity tube

Exploring Forces - Static Electricity

In this activity, learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to be suspended in a tube while larger ones fall to the bottom.
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Intro to Nano video screenshot where someone pours wine onto another person's shirt.

Intro to Nano video

In this video, learners get a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dives into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.
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What Happens in a Nano Lab?

In this 3-minute video, a child narrative introduces a tour of nanotechnology lab.
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How Small is Nano? video

In this 3-minute video, the viewer goes on an adventure of scale from the macrosize to the microsize to the nanosize!
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Stretch-ability - kids playing game

Exploring Size - StretchAbility

In this activity, learners use a "hands and feet-on" game that explores the different sizes of things in the world.
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Viewing the Treating Disease exhibit from the right

Treating Disease exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that is about cutting-edge medical treatments that are being developed with nanotechnology.
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Zoom Into the Human Bloodstream poster

An illustrated poster showing the human bloodstream across ten orders of magnitude; various printing formats with and without annotation included along with formative evaluation.
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Exploring Products - Nano Fabrics acitivty components including signs, guides, and nano pants

Exploring Products - Nano Fabrics

In this activity, learners investigate the hydrophobic properties of pants made from nano fabric and ordinary fabric.
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Intro to Nano Cart Demo

In this activity, learners explore the basics about nanotechnology by mixing chemicals, turning potatoes black, generating electricity, and seeing invisible light in several demonstrations and experiments.
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Exploring Tools - Special Microscopes

In this activity, learners use a flexible magnet as a model for a scanning probe microscope.
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Exploring Structures - Buckyballs

In this activity, learners fold up a precut shape to make a model of a buckyball.
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Measure yourself activity components including signs, activity materials and guides.

Exploring Size - Measure Yourself

In this activity, learners mark their height on a height chart and discover how tall they are in nanometers.
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Facilitator with Sizing Things Down card game

Sizing Things Down card game

In this activity, learners compete against each other (or you) to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.
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