Gum and Chocolate
In this activity, learners practice observation and prediction skills as they experience an interesting chemical reaction in their mouths by chewing chocolate and gum at the same time.
Calendar of Seasonal Events and Holidays - STEM Throughout the Year!
Educators can find ideas for incorporating STEM content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events throughout the year.
Building with Biology: Bio Bistro
In this activity, learners decide what current and future synthetic biology-based food products they would, would not, or might eat.
Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2015 - Part 2
Online professional development workshop recording (2015).
Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: Nano in Food
Online professional development workshop recording (2013).
What’s Nano About Chocolate?
In this 30-second video, viewers quickly learn about nanosized particles and the sense of smell.
Nano Museum Labels (Graphic Signs)
These museum graphic labels highlight everyday connections to nanoscale science including: chocolate, food packaging, water, a window, paint, a toilet, a soap bubble, fashion, a sock, a pencil, a butterfly, a gecko, a laptop, an elevator, and a local city.
In this stage presentation, learners discover the complex chemistry behind a seemingly simple bowl of spaghetti, and recognize the recognize the science that we practice every day in our very own home.
Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules
In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres.
Mentos and Soda Explosion
In this stage presentation, learners experience a dramatic and messy demonstration on the effects of surface area.