DIY Nano

LQ: 8.5


Brain grade: 8.2
Fun score: 8.8

Platform/Console: , , LWK Recommended Age: 4+ Thinking Skills Used: ,

The DIY Nano app provides parents with detailed instructions on “do-it-yourself” home projects to teach children about nano science and technologies. Each activity provides parents with a list of relatively inexpensive and simple materials, a set of detailed instructions, and in depth explanations. Other features include informative videos and access to the “what is nano?” website which provides users with an abundance of frequently updated information and news designed for both children and teachers, as well as a host of other science-related resources. DIY Nano contains no inappropriate materials, but is designed for children under the supervision of an adult. This app is recommended to any user ages 6 and up.



Arranging and coordinating materials in order to complete a task.

DIY 1DIY Nano provides users with a number of activity ideas for teaching basic nano technology and science. Each activity provides users with a number of step-by-step instructions as well as a list of required materials. In order to complete the activities, users must acquire and properly arrange their materials. Good organization ensures proper execution of the experiments, as users will have timely access to the required materials and will be more likely to follow the detailed instructions accurately.


Developing a systematic approach for setting and achieving goals.

Executing the activities and experiments in DIY Nano requires users to utilize planning. Users must acquire and organize the necessary materials and follow step-by-step instructions. The app, which provides organized instructions can also help demonstrate to users proper methods for scientifically seeking answers through experimentation, which includes exercising the Planning thinking skill. To reach the desired results, users must both plan and follow DIY Nano's pre-written plans and successfully execute each of them.

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