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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.
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Talking Nano (6-DVD Video Set)

This 6-part video series provides a basic Nano 101 introduction to nanotechnology, potential applications, implications, and impacts.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Liquid Armor

In this O Wow Moments video, Mr. O talks about how nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics.
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Nanotech and Consumer Products

In this stage presentation, learners consider the potential environmental and health risks of using nanotechnology in consumer products.
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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.
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