Exploring Materials - Thin Films (NanoDays 2011 and 2012)

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Exploring Materials - Thin Films (NanoDays 2011 and 2012)

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"Exploring Materials - Thin Films" is a hands-on activity in which visitors create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. They learn that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors.

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Life science: 

5-8: Structure and function in living systems

Physical science: 

K-4: Properties of objects and materials
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design
K-4: Understanding about science and technology

Science as inquiry: 

K-4: Understanding about scientific inquiry
5-8: Understanding about scientific inquiry
9-12: Understanding about scientific inquiry

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