This activity explores molecular self-assembly, the effect of temperature on the rate of chemical reactions, fluorescence and provides students with the opportunity to create a nanomaterial. The safety and simplicity of the synthesis allows the students to actively engage in the experiment.

Blueprint Stats:

Cost: cost
Field: Chemistry
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Level: 10-12
Mess Factor: mess
CAUTION: This activity requires the use of dilute acids, dilute bases and a UV lamp.