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The Amazing Properties of Materials Science

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Author(s)

D P. Vigliotti, J B. Alcorn, N A. Neumeyer, D R. Cyr, A C. Rodriguez, C N. Farrell, L A. Leininger

Abstract

The purpose of this presentation is to introduce educators to a demonstration that will expose students in grades seven through twelve to a variety of mechanical tests that will allow them to observe certain unexpected properties of materials.
Proceedings Title
National Educator's Workshop | | | NASA
Conference Dates
October 1, 2002
Conference Title
NASA Conference Publication

Keywords

amorphous, anneal, coefficient of friction, crystalline, drop test, hysteresis, neoprene rubber, rate of restitution, stress opticon

Citation

Vigliotti, D. , Alcorn, J. , Neumeyer, N. , Cyr, D. , Rodriguez, A. , Farrell, C. and Leininger, L. (2003), The Amazing Properties of Materials Science, National Educator's Workshop | | | NASA (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created January 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017