Wheel of the Future

Overview

NISE Network product
Wheel of the Future
Wheel of the Future
Wheel of the Future
Wheel of the Future

Description: 

Museum visitors are contestants in a game show that encourages them to learn more about nanotechnology. The three rounds included here cover an introduction to nanotechnology; provide information on nanoparticle solar cells; and express the concerns people have for nanotechnology. New rounds of information can be plugged in as needed. The show is also designed to work with other hot topics, such as .....(genetically modified food, perhaps.) Other museums have used the title Wheel of Nanoscience.

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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

Science and Technology: 

K-4: Understanding about science and technology
5-8: Understanding about science and technology
9-12: Understanding about science and technology

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: 

5-8: Risks and benefits
5-8: Science and technology in society
9-12: Natural and human-induced hazards
9-12: Personal and community health
9-12: Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges

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