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DIY Nano Book

Book of Do-it-Yourself (DIY) hands-on activities about nanoscale science designed for use at home by children and adults.
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DIY Nano App - iPad version

In this mobile interactive, learners experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go with an iPad!
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Online Workshop Recording: Celebrating Earth Day 2020 at Home

Online professional development workshop recording (2020).
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Exploring the Solar System: Asteroid Mining

In this activity, learners imagine the challenges and opportunities of asteroid mining by drawing their own asteroid mining machines.
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Chemistry is Colorful

In this activity, learners try to solve the mystery of which ink came from what marker by using colorful paper chromatography.
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A learner gives commands to another learner who is blindfolded and is navigating a obstacle course.

Exploring the Solar System: Mars Rovers

In this activity, learners must work together to navigate a large obstacle course, similar to how scientists and engineers communicate with rovers to explore distant worlds.
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Exploring Earth: Paper Mountains

In this activity, learners make unique mountain models from crumpled paper and watching how water moves across them.
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a learner creates and draws an extremophile that could live on another planet

Exploring the Universe: Imagining Life

In this activity, learners imagine extreme environments that may exist beyond Earth and create living things that could thrive there.
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Exploring the Solar System: Pocket Solar System

In this activity, learners make a scale model of the distances between objects in our solar system.
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Anders Liljeholm from OMSI reviews the best way to make a how-to video

How to make a how-to instructional training video

In this 2-minute video, an experienced facilitator walks viewers through how to make a how-to instructional training video.
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