A lesson plan for a 20-30 minute exercise for 4th and 5th grade Gifted and Talented students to explore the concept of quantum wells. The objectives of the lesson are:
* The students will be able to understand the basic functions and concepts of quantum wells and tunneling.
* Students will be able to relate the concepts of memory and logic gates to an electron in a quantum well.
Minimal materials are required for the lesson:
* Chalk and chalkboard
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
David Beck; Mark M Budnik (2008), "K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells," https://nanohub.org/resources/5925.