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Learning Goals

Key Concepts

  • All things are made of atoms
  • Atoms bond together to form molecules
  • Atoms and molecules are always moving
  • There are one billion nanometers in a meter
  • Nanotechnology is: making new materials and tiny devices smaller than 100 nanometers in size
  • Nanotechnology allows scientists to make new things like: smaller, faster computer chips and new medicines to treat diseases such as cancer

Target Audience

The target audience for this traveling exhibition is 8 to 13 year-olds and their families.