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Friday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Silver Nanoparticles Make and Take

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Participants will prepare silver nanoparticles using green tea, and then investigate their properties using lasers and uv/vis spectrophotometry. The pros and cons of using Ag NPs in consumer products will be surveyed. With regard to NGSS, these learning dimensions are addressed: DCIs: structure and properties of matter, chemical reactions; SEP: Design solutions to everyday problems; CCCs: biology, medicine, chemistry, physics.


Mariah Ford

Eastern Michigan University

Larry Kolopajlo

Eastern Michigan University
Chemical Education at Eastern Michigan University.Active in K-12 science outreach, summer camps. Recently taught Upward Bound. Recently taught a four day science winter camp for 6th graders in a local school system.Working with science education students.

Friday March 1, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm EST
Fine Arts Room