Liquid Body Armor
In this activity, learners find out that nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics using the classic "Ooblek" experiment.
Talking Nano Video Series
This 6-part video series provides a basic Nano 101 introduction to nanotechnology, potential applications, implications, and impacts.
Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry Safety Guide
Professional development training tool to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate the Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry activities.
Online Workshop Recording: Be Prepared: Safety Tips and Reminders for Museums Running Public Events, Including National Chemistry Week and Earth and Space Events
Online professional development workshop recording.
Eclipse Pinhole Postcard
This two-sided postcard features a map of the US and what percentage of the eclipse you'd see at different locations on one side and how to view a solar eclipse safely on the other side.
Online Workshop Recording: Join the Eclipse Party! What are You Doing to Celebrate the August 21st, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse?
Online professional development workshop recording (2017).
Exploring Materials - Oobleck
In this activity, learners investigate the properties of a cornstarch and water mixture, called Oobleck, and test its ability to protect from impacts.
In this O Wow Moments video, Mr. O talks about how nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics.
Nanotech and Consumer Products
In this stage presentation, learners consider the potential environmental and health risks of using nanotechnology in consumer products.
Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition
The Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition is a large, traveling exhibition that engages visitors about nanotechnology, the science behind it, potential societal impacts, and the many ways it will improve sciences like biology, medicine, and material science.