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2012

Summative Evaluation Study of the Nano Mini-exhibition Public Impacts (2013)

This summative evaluation study focused on the reach of the Nano mini-exhibition and whether or not the exhibit was successful in providing visitors with an engaging and educational experience. This study also analyzed the mini-exhibition’s success in different contexts and...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Size - Memory Game

"Exploring Size - Memory Game" is a card game exploring the different size scales - macro, micro and nano - objects within these different scales and the way these objects are measured. Visitors compete to find matching pairs of cards.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Forces - Static Electricity

"Exploring Forces - Static Electricity" is a hands-on activity in which visitors discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to be suspended in a tube while larger ones fall to the bottom. They learn that size can affect the way...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

NanoDays 2012 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

These files contain the complete NanoDays 2012 digital kit. This includes all planning and promotional materials; the hands-on activity guides, facilitator...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

What am I? Mystery Cards

Flip between macro and nanoscale images of familiar objects to learn about ways that nanotechnology is inspired by nature, surprising properties at the nanoscale, and new applications in nanotechnology. Includes print your own cards.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Build a Giant Puzzle!

"Build a Giant Puzzle!" is a hands-on activity in which visitors assembly large cubes to make nano related images. They learn how different objects are related to nano.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Size - Ball Sorter

"Exploring Size - Ball Sorter" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use sieves with different-sized holes, to sort balls by size. They learn that researchers are developing new technologies that can sort nano-sized things, including filters with nano-sized holes.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Materials - Graphene

"Exploring Materials - Graphene" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use tape and graphite to make graphene and test the conductivity of graphite. They learn that graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb pattern...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Materials - Thin Films

"Exploring Materials - Thin Films" is a hands-on activity in which visitors create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. They learn that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. "Explore Science - Zoom...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit
NanoDays kit

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