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Nanotechnology Invention and Design: Phase Changes, Energy, and Crystals

Subject
Chemistry
Education Level
High School

This 3-part lesson introduces the nanoscale effect of various energy inputs on the crystal lattice of a smart material, Nitinol, and then invites students to become nanotechnology inventors. Students will first explore how energy exchanges lead to solid-state phase changes at the macroscale and explore the applications of this nanotechnology.

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