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Attack of the Nanoscientist

In this theater presentation, learners meet a supervillain from the future attempts to conquer the audience using...nanoscience?

DESCRIPTION

Nanoscale science and technology seems like science fiction, but is actually a part of our modern world. This ten-minute play introduces the idea of working on the nanoscale, and some of the exciting possibilities that exist through the use of nanoscale technology.

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DESCRIPTION

Nanoscale science and technology seems like science fiction, but is actually a part of our modern world. This ten-minute play introduces the idea of working on the nanoscale, and some of the exciting possibilities that exist through the use of nanoscale technology.

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OBJECTIVES

BIG IDEA

Nanoscience is not one thing, it has many possible applications in many fields, like medicine, computing, materials, defense, environment, and consumer products.

LEARNING GOALS

  • 1) To introduce the visitor to the field of nanoscale science and technology 2) To encourage the visitor to learn more about nanoscale science and technology.

NANO CONTENT MAP

Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.

Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.

Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2009
OWNING INSTITUTION

Science Museum of Minnesota   

FUNDING

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.

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

NISE Network products are developed through an iterative collaborative process that includes scientific review, peer review, and visitor evaluation in accordance with an inclusive audiences approach. Products are designed to be easily edited and adapted for different audiences under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license. To learn more, visit our Development Process page.

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