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Nan-O-Style – experiments and arts

Collavo, G., Lalayev, A., Angerer, S., Kraml, M., Bachner, S., Kirchgasser, K., Schmeel, J., Trummer, C., Joubert, I.A., Geppert, M., Schaffer, K., Nestelbacher, R. and Himly, M. (2020) Nan-O-Style – experiments and arts. Open Schools Journal for Open Science, 3 (2).

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In this project, high school students (aged 16-17) tested various protocols of experiments in nanotechnology and evaluated them whether such experiments could also be performed by middle school students (aged 11-15) or even elementary school students (aged 6-10). Protocols pre-selected and provided by the instructing team consisting of Sciencetainment and the Department of Biosciences, University of Salzburg were applied. Laboratory techniques such as thin-layer chromatography, measuring the contact angle by high-resolution 3D microscopy and analyzing and constructing surface layers represented some of the experiments performed. Moreover, students produced short video clips and images and designed photo-collages out of microscopic and electron microscopic pictures. Hence, the school students acquired a number of soft skills during this special science day.

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