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The Amazing Properties of Materials Science



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


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


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


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