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Forms of Carbon

"Forms of Carbon" is a cart demo that demonstrates how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a material’s macroscale behavior. Visitors learn about the structure and properties of four different forms of carbon. During the program, visitors interact with...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - Graphite Flakes

Scanning Electron Microscope image of flakes of graphite from common pencil lead. • SIZE: Scale bar representes 30 µm. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - Graphite models

Vector illustrations of ball-and-stick models of a graphite structure on a black or white background.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Properties - Heat Transfer

"Exploring Properties - Heat Transfer" is a hands-on activity in which visitors investigate how quickly heat is transferred through two different materials. They learn that graphene is a very good conductor of heat and that the way a material behaves...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Nanotube Models

"Nanotube Models" is a facilitated tabletop program aimed at educating the public about the properties and applications of carbon nanotubes. Visitors will be able to use Molecular Visions model kits to build carbon nanotubes. The models can be started by...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nobel Winning Experiment

In this episode of O Wow Moments with Mr. O from the Children's Museum of Houston, we take a look at a Nobel Prize winning experiment!

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Materials - Graphene

"Exploring Materials - Graphene" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use tape and graphite to make graphene and test the conductivity of graphite. They learn that graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb pattern...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit
NanoDays kit

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