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Mysteries of the Unseen World Museum Educator Guide

This guide is designed to provide museum educators with resources to promote and help augment guest experiences bef...

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How Small is Small

Students learn the vast size differential of nanoscale compared to visible scale objects.


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Human Body: Microscopic Images

Explore microscopic images of objects that might be found in or on our human bodies. 


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Solar Panels

Photo of a man laying out thin, flexible, black panels.


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Quantum Dots

Microscope photo of 1-micron dots.

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New Frontiers In Nanotechnology

The technology that lets us look into the incredibly small nano world enables scientists to prove years of scientif...



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IBM STM Technology Explained

IBM Research - Zurich scientists (including Nobel laureates Dr. Heinrich Rohrer and Dr. Gerd Binnig) explaining how...

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Blacker than Black

Tiny carbon nanotubes are making a big difference to NASA satellites.


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nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is the study and manipulation of individual atoms and molecules.


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Short Activities - Middle School

Find two short hands-on activities designed to help middle school students understand that magnifying objects allow...


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Damascus Steel

Photo of a sword blade.

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Experience Nano

Join scientists and technologists from Lockheed Martin as they imagine the next 100 years in nanotechnology.



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What's Nano About Bubbles

Explore how nanoscale science impacts even simple, childhood pleasures like blowing bubbles.

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How the Nanoscale Measures Up

Through a series of hands-on activities that incorporate mathematics and visual media, students explore the nanos...


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Nanotechnology Kills Cancer Cells

Students examine a diagram illustrating how cancer works and explore an animation that shows how nanotechnology can...


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Natural World: Microscopic Images

Explore microscopic images of objects that are part of our natural world.


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Around the House: Microscopic Images

Explore microscopic images of objects that might be found around the house. 

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Nanoscience

Not long ago, the ability to see and move a single atom or molecule fell within the realm of science fiction. The e...



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Nanotechnology: Using Refraction To Make Things Invisible

Students will learn how engineers are working with nanotechnology to make metamaterials. Students will explore how ...

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Yuck Factor: Microscopic Images

Explore microscopic images of objects that might make one squirm or look away or just say “Yuck!”...


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Smart Shirts

Scientists explain how our clothes will soon be able to do much more than just cover our bodies.


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Is This the End of Moore's Law?

  Moore's Law is the observation that silicon transistors shrink to half their size every two years. Silicon ...


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Happy Birthday, Hank Aaron

On February 5, 1934, Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama.

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Intro to Nano

Nano is all about being really small. Big things are coming from the tiny world of nanotechnology.