Surface Area to Volume Ratio
16 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Deb Newberry, Billie Copley
This simple activity conveys one of the most profound aspects of Nanoscience – that for a given volume of material the total surface area increases non-linearly as the volume is divided into smaller and smaller pieces. This concept is being applied to creating better batteries and...
Learning about Surface Area and Volume Using "Spaghetti and Meatballs for All!"
05 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: NNCI Nano
The purpose of this lesson is to help students extend their knowledge of area, perimeter, and volume to include surface area. The understanding of these concepts begin in the elementary grades and helps students understand events such as why a hot potato cools down quicker when it is...
Bio Composite Simulator
13 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Sebastian Lee, Pablo Daniel Zavattieri, Alejandro Strachan
Simulation mechanical response of bio composites using rigid particles