Horton Senses Something Small
In this activity, young learners listen to the Dr. Seuss book "Horton Hears a Who," they look at small things using lenses and use their sense of smell to detect things that are too small to see.
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.
Macro, Micro and Nano Memory card game
In this activity, learners play a memory game to explore the macroscale, microscale and nanoscale through representative objects.
Intro to Nano video
In this video, learners get a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dives into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.
How Small is Nano? video
In this 3-minute video, the viewer goes on an adventure of scale from the macrosize to the microsize to the nanosize!
Combined Zoom Poster: Everything Is Made of Atoms - Butterfly, Bloodstream, Computer Chip
This poster features zooms into three familiar objects - a human heart, a butterfly's wing, and a laptop computer.
Macro, Micro and Nano Stretch-Ability
In this activity, learners use a fun, hands AND feet on game to explore objects on several different scales.
How Small Is Nano? Book and Poster
Posters and banners for the Nanoscale project in various sizes in multiple formats. Formative evaluation and survey instruments for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
In this activity, learners compare nano and non-nano sunblock products to discover the effect of particle size on visibility.
Multimedia Zoom Into a Nasturtium Leaf
This downloadable and online interactive allows learners to travel from the familiar scale of nasturtium leaf to DNA deep within the plant's cell.