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  1. Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study

    31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Lynn Alpert, NCLT administator

    This session will present the background and theory behind these collaborations and activities, provide examples, and address evaluative aspects. We will also touch briefly on a range of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6187

  2. Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7351

  3. Creating Research Links between Science at the Nanoscale and Science Education

    28 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nora H. Sabelli

    This talk will address what is needed to reduce the gap between current science education and science education that incorporates the ideas in current nanoscience. The ability to manipulate matter...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1098

  4. DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology

    15 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Hudson, Joan Freese, Angie Prindle, Lisa Regalla

    DragonflyTV is a PBS science series for children, broadcast nationwide and on the internet. DragonflyTV models authentic science inquiry through its unique approach: In each episode, ordinary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6123

  5. Electronics From the Bottom Up: a view of conductance

    17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta

    Resistance is one of the first concepts an electrical engineer learns, but things get interesting at the nanoscale. Experimentalists have found that no matter how short the resistor is, ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2971

  6. Electronics from the Bottom Up: an educational initiative on 21st century electronics

    17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Supriyo Datta, Muhammad A. Alam

    In the 1960’s, a group of leaders from industry and academia, recognized that the age of vacuum tubes was ending and that engineers would have to be educated differently if they were to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2968

  7. Electronics From the Bottom Up: top-down/bottom-up views of length

    17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    When devices get small stochastic effects become important. Random dopant effects lead to uncertainties in a MOSFET’s threshold voltage and gate oxides breakdown is a random process. Even...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2974

  8. Embedding science and technology education into students' lifestyles and technology choices

    06 Dec 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Krishna Madhavan

    Learning experiences of the future will be multi-sensory, engage technologies and significant computational power continuously and invisibly, and will be completely engaging. The emergence of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/831

  9. Engineering and Science Instructors' Intended Learning Outcomes with Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    26 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation describes the results of a study aiming to identify how 14 instructors incorporated into their classrooms computational simulations as learning tools. The study was based on the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16592

  10. Engineering the Classroom: Engineering science as the core for technology teacher education for the 21st century

    28 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael De Miranda, NCLT administator

    This NCLT seminar presentation will report on content analysis research of pre-service teacher/engineering science students’ ability to conceptualize, design, and evaluate student design brief...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6678

  11. Exploring the Impact of nanoHUB.org on Research and Education Users

    15 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, George B. Adams III, Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Nathan Travis Denny, Michael Zentner, Swaroop S, Lynn Zentner, Diane Beaudoin, Mehdi Salmani Jelodar

    With over 170,000 users in the last 12 months and over 2,300 resources including nearly 200 simulation tools, nanoHUB.org has established itself as the world’s largest Nanotechnology User...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12071

  12. From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation

    17 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson

    Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2725

  13. K-12 Nanotechnology Education Outreach for Workforce Development: The Georgia Institute of Technology Model

    08 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Diane Palma

    At a time when competition for obtaining research grant money is at a critically high level of complexity, coincidentally, the recruitment of U.S. students to science and engineering courses...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2251

  14. Launch of a Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

    21 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): larry bell

    The Museum of Science, Boston, in partnership with the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Exploratorium in San Francisco, has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to form...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1049

  15. Learning with nanoHUB

    01 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Quincy Leon Williams

    Interactive media is the most valuable tool for engaging the younger generations of students and future researchers. Since, few instructors have the skills required to incorporate such new...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14886

  16. nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today

    23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan

    nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4395

  17. NCN Education Team: Student Research

    09 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20825

  18. Opportunities for Integrating nanoHUB Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation introduces a research agenda that focuses on identifying how to provide: (i) instructors with educational resources to help them better integrate nanoHUB computational simulation...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16594

  19. Overview of How People Learn Framework to Support Instructional Design

    19 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    The National Academy of Sciences commissioned a report on How People Learn which is now being used by a wide range of educators and researchers. The report provides a review of critical research...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8874

  20. Perspectives on NanoScience and Engineering Education (NSEE)

    09 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert P. H. Chang

    Building capacity in NSEE is the driving mission for the National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education (NCLT). Robert Chang, the Director of NCLT,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2329

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