Sand, Plants and Pants

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Sand, Plants and Pants
Sand, Plants and Pants
Sand, Plants and Pants
Sand, Plants and Pants

Description: 

Sand, Plants and Pants is a hands-on activity exploring how the application of nano-sized particles or substances can change a bigger material’s properties. Visitors investigate the hydrophobic properties of plants, nano-fabric pants and magic sand.

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Visitor evaluation? check_reviewed

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Standards

History and nature of science: 

K-4: Science as a human endeavor
5-8: Science as a human endeavor
9-12: Science as a human endeavor

Life science: 

5-8: Diversity and adaptations of organisms

Physical science: 

K-4: Properties of objects and materials
5-8: Properties and changes of properties in matter
9-12: Structure and properties of matter

Science and Technology: 

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: Science and technology in society

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