Lab on a Slab (High School curriculum lesson)

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Description
Microfluidics is a technique for manipulating liquid samples. With one drop of liquid sample, small devices and channels can be used with nanoparticles for sensitive detection of chemicals. In this lab, students will create a fluidic device with agar gel and use it to test and diagnose three "patient’s" samples for pH, starch, and peroxide content

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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.

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Year created
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); © 2010 John Gomm at the University of California, Santa Barbara

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