National Informal STEM Education Network: I Spy Nano!

In this Short Activity, learners try to find images of nano-related objects on a game board.

“I Spy Nano!” is a game in which visitors try to find nano-related object on a game board. They learn about the different ways nano is in the world around us. “Explore Science – Zoom into Nano I-Spy” (2016) version designed for groups and community outreach.



Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.

Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.

Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren’t possible before.

Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.


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