HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills.
This inquiry lesson teaches students about the properties of materials, specifically they will learn about superhydrophobic coated materials in contrast to uncoated materials. This contains a teacher's preparatory guide with lesson diagrams, pictures, material lists, and detailed procedures. Additionally, there is a student work sheet to guide students through preparing and completing the lab. There is also a document containing scanning electron images of lotus and magnolia leaves that could be used in an instructional presentation.