Liquid Body Armor

Overview

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Liquid Body Armor

Description: 

Visitors will learn how nanotechnology is being used to create new types of protective fabrics. The classic experiment “Oobleck” is used to demonstrate how scientists are using similar techniques to recreate this phenomenon in flexible fabrics.

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Standards

Physical science: 

K-4: Properties of objects and materials
5-8: Motions and forces
5-8: Properties and changes of properties in matter
5-8: Transfer of energy
9-12: Interactions of energy and matter
9-12: Motions and forces
9-12: Structure and properties of matter
9-12: Structure of atoms

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Abilities of technological design
K-4: Understanding about science and technology
5-8: Abilities of technological design
5-8: Understanding about science and technology
9-12: Abilities of technological design
9-12: Understanding about science and technology

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: 

5-8: Risks and benefits

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