Materials List: What is a Nanometer?

Each group needs:

  • two 12-inch rulers (alternatively, provide measuring tapes or meter sticks)
  • two 12-in (30 cm) pieces of string
  • 1 tennis ball or other round object (orange, apple, etc.)
  • 1 pencil
  • one 2-in x 2-in (5-cm x 5-cm) square of cardboard or paper
  • 1-3 scientific calculators
  • Measurement & Conversion Worksheet, one per student