Materials Science Lessons | The American Ceramic Society

Materials Science Lessons

Student Laboratory  

Four lessons are designed for students to perform in small groups.

  1. Glass Bead on a Wire
  2. Engineered Concrete
  3. Thermal Processing of Bobby Pins
  4. How Strong is your Chocolate?
Teacher Demonstration Lessons  

Five lessons are designed for the teacher to perform with assistance from students. 

  1.  Hot or Not
  2. Candy Fiber Pull
  3. Piezoelectric Materials
  4. Shape Memory Alloys
  5. Thermal Shock
Lessons Using Liquid Nitrogen  

Three lessons are designed for teachers who are able to obtain their own liquid nitrogen.


Lessons on Ceramics Concepts  

Three lessons are designed specifically to introduce students to the concepts of ceramic structure, processing, and properties.

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