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Scanning Electron Microscope of Synthetic Gecko Tape

Biomimicry: Synthetic Gecko Tape through Nanomolding

In this long activity, learners make a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics that behavior of the gecko foot.
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Girl holding sand in hands

Exploring Products - Kinetic Sand

In this activity, learners investigate and compare the properties of Kinetic Sand and regular sand.
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Scientific Image - Single Hair from a Gecko's Foot

Magnified image of a hair from a gecko's foot using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Nanotubes Mimicking Gecko Feet

Magnified image of nanotubes mimicking gecko feet using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gecko Foot

Magnified image of a gecko foot using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gecko Foot

Magnified image of a gecko's foot using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gecko Toe

Magnified image of a gecko's toe using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gecko Foot

Magnified image of a gecko foot using an Optical Microscope.
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What is nano about museum labels thumbnails of signs part 1

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.
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Child using puzzle blocks to make images in Build a Giant Puzzle Block NanoDays activity

Build a Giant Puzzle!

In this activity, learners assemble blocks to make images and discover how different objects are connected to nanotechnology.
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