Nanotechnology: Mystery Mixtures (Grades 6-8)

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Grade levels: 6, 7, 8

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Nanotechnology, Chemistry

Related Standards : NGSS.MS.PS1.1, NGSS.MS.PS1.5, NGSS.MS.ETS1.3, CCSS.Math.Content.6.G.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.A.4

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study, students will research topics in nanotechnology and attempt to identify a mystery mixture of different powders using a scanning-electron microscope. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Larry Zurcher