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Online Workshop Nano Brown-Bag: How to Host a National Chemistry Week Event

National Chemistry Week is the annual community event of the American Chemical Society (ACS). This year's National Chemistry Week theme is "The Sweet Side of Chemistry - Candy", showcasing the chemistry involved in candy and confections. In this online brown-bag...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

DIY Nano: printable PDF version

These 'Do It Yourself' Nano activities and experiments allow families to experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go! They are are designed to be done in the comfort of your own home...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules

"Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules" lets visitors make self-assembled polymer spheres. They learn that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that self-assembly is used to make nanocapsules that can deliver medication...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit
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Sweet Self-Assembly

The "Sweet Self-Assembly" program focuses on the creation of macrocapsules using self-assembly techniques. Participants make edible macrocapsules using techniques similar to those being used in laboratories to make nanocapsules or "smart drugs".

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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