The purpose of this lesson is to help students visualize how small a nanometer is by relating the size to the numbers- millions, billions and trillions and then relating those numbers to how small particles of matter are. It begins to lay the foundation for future learning about atoms in the middle grades.
Developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology NNIN RET Program.
This lesson was developed with support of the National Science Foundation, NNIN and the NNIN RET Program.
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