Initially developed by the New York Hall of Science to establish a partnership with a local Boys and Girls Club, this four-week After School Framework designed for children between the ages of 8 to 12 highlights NISE Net activities, demos and programs and provides the children with a basic understanding and appreciation for nanoscale science concepts.
Nano is really small and it can be found all around us in nature and in technology.
As a result of participating in this program, students will be able to understand nano is small – one billionth of a meter.
Identify the difference between Macro, Micro and Nano
Understand that although things at the nano scale are really small, we can see the effects at a larger scale. Iridescence is an example of this.
Understand that at the nano scale materials behave differently and that this becomes visible by adding energy
Understand that scientists study animals like the anole to make new nanotechnologies
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.
New York Hall of Science
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