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NanoDays Collection book cover featuring a family of learners observing materials

NanoDays Collection Book

Digital book of all public engagement materials from NanoDays 2008-2015 designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society impact on society.
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Hands holding wires connected to a battery over container of liquid in Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating activity.

Exploring Fabrication - Electroplating

In this activity, learners coat a nickel coin with nanometer-thin layers of copper using the electroplating process.
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Whatisnano.org website

Learners may explore more about nanotechnology and learn more about the science behind NanoDays activities and Nano exhibition experiences including Audio Description for the exhibition.
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NanoDays Planning Guide

Professional development guide for educators on planning and promoting a NanoDays event.
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Poster showing flexible solar cells in a ribbon

Nano & Society Posters

Posters featuring the science and society connections for nanotechnology; accompanied by a facilitator guide
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Visitors line up by size in Get in Order - large size powers of 10 cards featuring a pea plant card

Exploring Size - Powers of Ten Game

In this activity, learners compete to organize their hand of cards into lists of objects from largest to smallest.
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A girl playing the Exploring Size - Memory Game

Exploring Size - Memory Game

In this activity, learners play a card game exploring the different size scales - macro, micro and nano - objects within these different scales and the way these objects are measured.
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Group of two learners and two facilitators observe as one learner carefully applies drops of water onto colored sand

Exploring Products - Nano Sand

In this activity, learners explore how water behaves differently when it comes in contact with nano sand and regular sand.
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Person looking at a thick test tube filled with static charged styrofoam beads

Exploring Forces - Static Electricity

In this activity, learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to be suspended in a tube while larger ones fall to the bottom.
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two learners stretch across a large mat that have various icons related to nanotechnology

Exploring Size - StretchAbility

In this activity, learners use a "hands and feet-on" game that explores the different sizes of things in the world.
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