Skip to main content

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.

DESCRIPTION

This is a card game which can be played with museum visitors. Visitors will learn the relative sizes of various objects. They compete against each other (or you) to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.

 

Please see the newer version of this card game (2016):

Exploring Size - Powers of Ten card game 

JUMP TO BROWSE RELATED RESOURCES

DESCRIPTION

This is a card game which can be played with museum visitors. Visitors will learn the relative sizes of various objects. They compete against each other (or you) to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.

 

Please see the newer version of this card game (2016):

Exploring Size - Powers of Ten card game 

JUMP TO BROWSE RELATED RESOURCES

TRAINING VIDEOS

OBJECTIVES

BIG IDEA

Size matters: things in the universe come in different sizes.

LEARNING GOALS

  • Visitors will be able to compare the relative sizes of various objects.

NANO CONTENT MAP

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

Credits

YEAR CREATED
2008
OWNING INSTITUTION

OMSI

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).
View more details

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.

Newsletter

Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.