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DIY Nano Book

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network's full collection of do-it-yourself science activities that investigate the nanoscale - the scale of atoms and molecules! These 'Do It Yourself' Nano activities and experiments allow families to experience and learn about nanoscale science...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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NanoDays kit

NanoDays Collection Book

A compendium of NanoDays activities and resources from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network. The NISE Network has created this compendium of all NanoDays activities and resources to enhance partner's ability to continue to host NanoDays events and strengthen local...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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NanoDays kit

Horton Senses Something Small

In the "Horton Senses Something Small" story time program young visitors listen to the Dr. Seuss book "Horton Hears a Who". They look at small things using lenses and use their sense of smell to detect things that are too...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Selected Books About Nano

A brief list of select nano resources for reference, a gentle introduction to nano, as well as some children's books suitable for read-aloud story-times or to augment another program.

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

How Small Is Nano? Book and Poster

What is a nanometer? What things are measured in nanometers? Is a red blood cell bigger or smaller than a bacteria? Step down in size to find out the answers and learn about different types of units that are used...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Earth: Bear’s Shadow

"Exploring Earth: Bear’s Shadow" is a hands-on activity designed primarily for young visitors and their families. Participants move a flashlight around an object to make and experiment with shadows. The activity can be connected to a storybook about a little...

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Space and Earth Informal STEM Education Project
Kit
Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit

Calendar of Seasonal Events and Holidays - STEM Throughout the Year!

Ideas for incorporating current science, engineering, and technology content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events: from STEM-themed events like National Chemistry Week and Astronomy Day to holidays like Halloween and Valentine's Day!

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Horton Hears a Who! Storytime

In this story time program, visitors actively listen to "Horton Hears a Who!" by Dr. Seuss. Before the story is read, children make paper "elephant ears" to wear. After the story, they use their sense of smell to explore scent...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Alice In NanoLand

What is Nanoland, and what kinds of curious things will Alice find there? Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a land smaller than small, where crazy nano pants and cabbage abound! Based on Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice's Adventures...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Alice in Nanoland 2010 Formative Evaluation

The Science Museum of Minnesota’s Theater Department developed the book and storytelling play "Alice in Nanoland" for younger museum audiences. The age range for the story were 4-7 year olds, as the actors stated, "This program is best suited for...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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