Bigger is not Always Better (Middle and High School curriculum lesson)

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Description
The purpose of this lesson is to familiarize students with size, scale, and measurement by exploring size and scale through a variety of activities. In part 2, students explore size effects in chemical reactions.
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Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.

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2014
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National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) funded by the National Science Foundation

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National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN); © 2006 Pennsylvania State University

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