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Powers of Ten Game


This game is a product of Nanodays and NISE Network ( Included in your kit is a guide with directions and information on how nanotechnology is involved.



1. Each player is dealt five cards.

2. Three cards are placed face up on the table, starting three rows of play.

3. Players take turns adding a card from their hand above or below one of the rows of play.

4. Whoever gets rid of all their cards wins!


What's going on here? Check the guide here

Powers of Ten Game

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Powers of Ten meets the following California Science Standards:

Earth Science

  • K–4: Objects in the sky move in regular and predictable patterns
  • 5–8: Earth in the solar system
  • 9–12:Origin and evolution of the universe
  • 9–12: Earth's place in the universe

Physical Science

  • K–4: Properties of materials can be observed
  • 5–8: Elements and their combinations account for all the varied types of matter in the world
  • 5–8: Structure and properties of matter
  • 9–12: Atomic and molecular structure

Life Science

  • K–4: Different types of plants and animals inhabit the earth
  • 5–8: All living organisms are composed of cells

Investigation and Experimentation

  • K–4: Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions
  • 5–8: Classifying objects
  • 9–12: Formulate explanations by using logic and evidence

Technical and educational staff services are possible through the generosity of the National Science Foundation through support via the NNIN.