Size-Dependent Properties Stations
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01 Apr 2016 | Contributor(s):: Alex Madsen
This activity involves comparing materials with and without nanotechnology. This handout includes a t-shirt, sunscreen, sand, plants, liquid crystal sheets, iron, and gold.
Nanometer Scaling Activity
Activity involving math to relate the size of a nanometer to a meter.
Self-Assembly Videos/Simulation Activity
Videos and a simulation to show self-assembly.
Shape and SA/V Activity
Activity relating shape and size with surface area to volume ratio. This is a calculation-based activity.
Surface Area to Volume Effects…Bet I can Beat'cha!
Activity relating surface area to volume ratio and rate of reactivity.
Black Box Activity
Activity modeling how the atomic force microscope works.
Gravitational vs. Electromagnetic Forces Activity
This activity compares the magnitude of gravitational and electromagnetic forces for small particles.
Gummy Capsule Activity
Activity about the concept of self-assembly.
"Does it Pour Out?" Activity
Activity comparing electromagnetic and gravitational forces.
Surface Area to Volume Effects…What Affects Enzyme Activity?
Activity relating surface area to volume ratio and rate of decomposition.
Surface Area to Volume Effects…Which Shape can Dissolve the Fastest?
Activity relating surface area to volume ratio and rate of dissolution.
How Big is It? Activity
This activity teaches the concept of size and scale.
Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab
20 Jun 2013 | Contributor(s):: Kathy Daniels
This basic lab was developed to be used in a non-science classroom to help start student thinking about energy densities of different fuels in mathematical terms. The main objective is to get middle and high school math students to quantify observations of candles made from petroleum based fuels...