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Components in NanoDays sunblock activity including sunscreen and black paper.

Invisible Sunblock

In this activity, learners compare nano and non-nano sunblock products to discover the effect of particle size on visibility.
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Changing Colors Exhibit as viewed from the left.

Changing Colors exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that shows how some high-tech nanomaterials mimic natural phenomena.
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hands holding up colored filters in Filtered Light activity

Exploring the Universe: Filtered Light

In this activity, learners discover how colored filters can help reveal more about an image and we can use light and filters to learn more about an object.
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Exoplanet Transits

Exploring the Universe: Exoplanet Transits

In this activity, learners model one method to search for exoplanets by using a lightbox and mystery objects.
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NISE Net calendar art

Calendar of Seasonal Events and Holidays - STEM Throughout the Year!

In this web page, learners are encouraged to seek out STEM activities and subjects throughout the year.
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polarizers and transparent tape

Exploring Materials - Polarizers

In this activity, learners experiment how polarizers affect light by using two polarizing sheets and overlapping layers of transparent tape.
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Logo for online workshop recordings

Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: The International Year of Light 2015 - What's Nano about Light?

Online professional development workshop recording focused on the International Year of Light (2014).
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Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2013 - Part 2

Online professional development workshop recording (2013).
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Materials for Exploring Properties - UV Bracelets NanoDays activity including beads and light source

Exploring Properties - UV Bracelets

In this activity, learners use ultraviolet light to change the color of beads that contain photochromic dye.
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Girl looking at objects in a beaker filled with liquid that appear to be invisible

Exploring Properties - Invisibility

In this activity, learners investigate how glass objects can be "hidden" in some liquids through refraction.
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