Innovating Science® - Green Nanochemistry: Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Kit

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Students will learn about acids and bases through a class discussion and then test a dilute acid and dilute base with neutral litmus paper to learn how the paper indicates something is acidic or basic. Once that skill is learned they can move on to test some common items that would be found around their house to determine if they are acids or bases. Optional: Extra litmus paper is included to test more items either from home or around the school building for a greater understanding of acids and bases. The activity contains enough materials for 6 groups of students.


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Nanotechnology is a field of technology that is described as the control and manipulation of matter in the 1 to 100 nanometer (nm) range. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter, or one millionth of a millimeter. To put it in perspective, an average sheet of copier paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick so a nanometer is 100,000th the thickness of a piece of copier paper. Certain materials, when prepared at nanoscale levels, display different physical and chemical properties than those of the same materials prepared on a larger scale. In this activity, students synthesize silver nanoparticles from silver nitrate. The particles are synthesized in glucose and starch, as opposed to the more hazardous reagents typically employed. Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups. Teacher's Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B
Performance Expectations:MS-PS1-2
Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns
Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Kit Includes:
1 x 1mL Silver Nitrate, 0.1M
1 x 0.09g Dextrose to make 5mL of 0.1M Glucose
1 x 0.4g Soluble Starch (to make 200mL of 0.2% Solution)
1 x 5mL Sodium Hydroxide, 0.1M

DOT Info:
Non-regulated

*"Next Generation Science Standards" is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
Specification
Brand Name
Innovating Science®
Performance Expectations 5-PS1-3
5-PS1-4
Cross Cutting Concepts Cause and Effect
Scale, Proportion, and Quantity
Engineering Practices Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Box Used 12663SBOX
Width (in) 6.25
Height (in) 4
Weight (oz) 19.9
Weight (lb) 1.24
Country of Origin US
Harmonization Code 9023.00.0000
DOT Description Non regulated

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