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Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating

"Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating" is a hands on activity in which visitors coat a nickel coin with copper using the electroplating process. They learn that electroplating can deposit nanometer-thin layers of materials.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Battery Stack

In this activity, learners make a voltaic pile, the first kind of battery. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about responsible innovation, inspired by themes raised in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

Project
Frankenstein200
Kit
Frankenstein kit

Scientific Image - Quantum Corral (side view)

The corral is an artificial structure created from 48 iron atoms (the sharp peaks) on a copper surface. The wave patterns in this scanning tunneling microscope image are formed by copper electrons confined by the iron atoms. Don Eigler and...

Project
Linked Products

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