Thought Experiments to Appreciate the Nanoscale

Students explore the concept of extremely small numbers. They study an analogy comparing the millimeter, micron, and nanometer and then come up with their own analogy to define the differences in the three minute measurements. (Several other lessons are included in this plan.)

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Year
2003