Modern Materials Pack
An introduction to smart materials.
Man has long been fascinated by the visually curious, the irridescence of insect carapaces and bird feathers, the lustre of pearl and related materials. Other properties have been used to our advantage. Modern materials offer many new and exciting possibilties and applications. Their large scale (macro) properties being explained by their small scale (micro or even nano) structure.
This pack contains natural and made materials which have micro and nano structures resulting in macro properties – abalone shells (nano), feathers (micro) plus nano flakes, breathable fabrics, Kevlar cloth, carbon fibre, Polymorph, Expancel, light-reflective and glow-in-the dark films.