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Ready, Set, Self-Assemble

In this activity, learners explore the concept of self-assembly through three full-body, interactive games.
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Viewing the Regenerating Tissue exhibit from the left

Regenerating Tissues exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that shows how nanomaterials are able to form tiny structures called nanoscaffolds that help the body repair damaged muscle, bone, and nerve tissues.
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Child smelling balloon using Exploring Size - Scented Balloons NanoDays

NanoDays 2010 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2010 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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Self-Assembly in Crystals

In this activity, learners explore self-assembly through an interactive demonstration on crystallization.
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Educator and group of children learning about self assembly using Gummy Capsules NanoDays activity

Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules

In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres.
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Kids making and tasting gummy worms

Sweet Self-Assembly

In this activity, learners make edible macrocapsules using techniques similar to those being used in laboratories to make nanocapsules or "smart drugs".
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Exploring Fabrication - Self-Assembly

In this activity, learners will play several full-body interactive games to model the process of self-assembly in nature and nanotechnology.
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Children engaging with snowflake program

Snowflakes: Nano at its Coolest

In this activity, learners watch videos of snowflakes growing, observe real ice crystals growing in a chilled chamber and that snowflakes are examples of self-assembled systems studied by nanoscientists.
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