Materials List: The New and Improved Nanotube:
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  • An assortment of materials that work as conductors, semiconductors, or insulators such as: aluminum foil, rope, wax paper, metal washers, plastic wrap, paper bags, pennies, tin pans, duct tape, black paper, white paper, twine, bubble wrap, etc.
  • An assortment of materials to build, decorate, and test student designs such as: scissors, paint, glue, glue gun, markers, tape, colored paper, heating lamps (between 5-6), about 100- 200 carbon atom pieces per group to build a carbon nanotube structure (see Resources for purchasing options), and a non-contact digital thermometer guns.
  • A complete carbon nanotube model (see Resources for building directions)