Moving Atoms

Get students involved in understanding the power of atoms.

Activity Kit


  • Audience: ages 5 to 15.
  • A cool way to demonstrate fundamental science that is used in today's technology, like storing lots of music or other media on a tiny device.
  • Gets students excited about science and technology as a career path.

What's the commitment?

  • 1 hour reviewing talking points and practicing the demonstration.
  • 1 hour to present and lead the activity.

Tips and options

  • Anybody can give this presentation to schoolchildren up to the age of about 15. To present to older students, general knowledge of physics is preferred – there could be some tricky questions.

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