Learning Module: Comparison of Scale: Macro, Micro, Nano - Instructor Guides

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In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and nano-scales.  Activities provide the opportunity to further explore the macro, micro and nano scales and their associations with micro and nanotechnology. 

This learning module consists of the following.

  • Learning Module Map (outline for instructor)
  • Pre-test:  Knowledge Probe
  • Reading:  Comparison of Scale - Macro, Micro, Nano
  • Presentation:  Comparison of Scale - Macro, Micro, Nano
  • Presentation:  Introduction to Cut-To-Size Activity
  • Activity:  Cut-To-Size
  • Activity:  Scale of Biomolecules
  • Activity: Zoom In/Zoom Out
  • Assessment

Instructors: Please create a nanoHUB account and then request SCME Group membership in order to obtain Instructor Guides and editable slides for your personal classroom use.

Student materials for this learning module are available here.