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Chapter 16: Solids
growing made easy
Here is a page that explains how you can make your own geode-like crystals in a matter of days. It also includes directions on how to make rock candy. Visit this site and then grow your
This page describes the nature of quasicrystals. Visit this site and discover the different qualities of quasicrystals.
Are Liquid Crystals?[Updated
link coming soon.]
Learn the history and science of liquid crystals. Visit this site and explain how liquid crystals work.
This page describes how semiconductors are used in integrated circuits. Visit this site and learn about how semiconductors make it possible to use the Internet.
NASA Spinoff Database
NASA provides a database that describes how some NASA technology is used to spin off to different inventions and uses. Visit this site and learn how everyday items are derived from the
technology of the space program.