Teaching students about natural selection can be challenging, but our activity Sooty Selection gives students related hands-on experience and takes them through a bit of the history of the science of natural selection.
In the Peppered Moths Game, you take on the role of the hunter and learn at least one reason why you might eat one moth instead of another.
In this activity, learners try to find images of nano-related objects on a game board.
In this Short Activity, learners use 3D glasses to discover what ordinary objects look like under magnification.
In this Short Activity, learners make paper elephant ears to wear and listen to “Horton Hears a Who!” by Dr. Seuss before exploring scent molecules.
In this Short Activity, learners investigate and compare the properties of Kinetic Sand and regular sand.
In this Short Activity, learners sniff a series of diluted scent solutions to discover they can smell nano-sized particles they can’t see.
In this Short Activity, learners fold up a precut shape to make a model of a buckyball.
In this Short Activity, learners sort and prioritize cards with new nanotechnologies according to their own values and the values of others.