Self-Assembly in Crystals

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Self-Assembly in Crystals

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In this activity, visitors watch as a crystal self-assembles instantly! During this activity visitors learn what crystals are and how they grow. They also discover that self-assembly is an important process for many naturally occurring systems.

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Life science: 

5-8: Structure and function in living systems
9-12: Matter, energy, and organization in living systems

Physical science: 

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

Science as inquiry: 

K-4: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
5-8: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
9-12: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry

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