UV materials from Educational Innovations (www.teachersource.com)
Portable UV light - 1 (#UV-635, $10.95 each)(replaced by #UV-640, July 2011)
Purple UV beads -1 set (#UV-PUR, $6.95 per 250 bead package)
UV Bead Color Guide - 1 set per lab group (#UV-360, $2.95 each)
Clear UV blocking glass - 1 set (#FIL-235, $9.95 per set of two discs)
This site has 20 x 24 UV blocking single sheets for sale for $8.00. UV Blocking sheets
Nanofilters: Ordering nanofilter kits from Argonide
Ferrofluids: Nanomedicine and Ferrofluids Activity Materials List
LED's can be bought from many sources. AllElectronics.com, catalog LED-137, has nice leads and a mounting clip.
The atomic microscope CD (which illustrates diffusion, osmosis, gas laws, etc.) can be ordered from:
STARK Design, Inc.P.O. Box 429Morristown, NJ 07963(973) 734-9911Their website www.starkdesign.com is under construction right now (July, 2011)
Materials for the self assembly activities:
Ceramic Permanent Magnets
Ceramic Disc Pkg/100 3/8"dia x1/4"
About $8 per package of 100.
The wooden shape manipulatives were from Michael's Crafts on Route 9 in Hadley, as were the corks and the buttons. The wooden plugs, short dowels, and PVC pipe were from a hardware store. Straws and toothpicks were from a grocery store. All were very inexpensive.