Fun Nanolabs for undergraduates and high school students

Synthesizing ferrofluids and liquid crystals are laboratory activities that can be conducted in a 75 minute lab. At Rice University we have incorporated these labs in our freshmen chemistry course and have taught it to teachers in our Nanotechnology for Teachers course. An outline of the protocol is described by Dr. Mary McHale at

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Comment by Dr. Anal K. Jha on March 21, 2010 at 6:20pm
Thanks a lot can you e.mail me the details on other such experiments. Congratulations for your efforts!

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