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  1. Learning Module: Microcantilevers

    09 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): SCME NM

    This learning module introduces you to the microcantilever, its applications in micro and nanotechnologies, its use in sensor arrays, and how it works in both static and dynamic modes of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25839

  2. Nanoparticle Pollutants

    17 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darren Hayes, Nancy Healy

    Many plastics are in our oceans due to pollution, including ocean dumping and land runoff. Sunlight and alkaline ocean water break these plastics down into small particles, many are nanoscale in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25692

  3. Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-nanotechnology

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Samantha Andrews

    This lesson explores the ethical concerns related to bio-nanotechnology. Bio-nanotechnology is the application of nanotechnology to living things. This ranges from the creation of pharmaceuticals...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25620

  4. Mixtures and Nanotechnology

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles. This connects to two of the Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25624

  5. Introduction to Creative Problem Solving in Nanotechnology

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    This lesson serves as an introduction to the field of nanotechnology by discussing its real-world implications in light of current economic issues and conditions.  The lesson is performed...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25648

  6. Is measuring an art or a science?

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Monica Hochstein

    Nanotechnology occurs on the scale of 1-100 nanometers (in one direction). There have been numerous predictions about the growth in nanotechnology production and its impact on  manufacturing...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25541

  7. Making a Liquid Crystal Thermometer

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rano Sidhu

    Liquid crystals are matter that has properties between those of a liquid and a solid. Liquid crystals may flow like a liquid but have crystals like a solid.colors of the objects are Color is the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25537

  8. Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy, Marilyn Garza

    This activity is designed to help students understand the concept of scale and magnification when examining a Blue Morpho butterfly wing. The activity requires the use of a scanning electron...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25547

  9. Small Scale Sculpting

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25528

  10. Small Scale Stenciling

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25532

  11. Jan 03 2017

    Generation Nano Competition for High School Students

    Generation Nano: Small Science SuperherosThe National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) are excited to continue Generation Nano:...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/1523

  12. Using Modeling to Demonstrate Self-Assembly in Nanotechnology

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rocquel Stanley

    There are two activities in this lesson, the Fly Prison and the Water Maze.  The Fly Prison is a hands-on modeling activity designed to introduce students to the area of nanotechnology and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25341

  13. Mar 31 2016

    NSTA Meeting - Nano science and engineering education resources on display at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference

    The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office will be showcasing multiple educational resources for teachers, including the Nano Education Resources portal on nanoHUB, Institute for Chemical...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/1442

  14. Database of The Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSTA)

    02 Feb 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Faltens

    Purdue University

    This database lists the 9 Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering along with the Learning Goals associated with each Big Idea. Instructors should refer to the NSTA publication, "The...

    http://nanohub.org/publications/123/?v=1

  15. NISE Net NanoDays Kit Database

    22 Jan 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Faltens

    Purdue University

    This is a database of NISE Net NanoDays Kits, with links to information about the kits and instructional videos. This database was created in 2014 and there may be some additional content added...

    http://nanohub.org/publications/122/?v=1

  16. BNSF Outreach Activity for High School Students: Nanoengineering Track

    09 Jul 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh

    Outreach activity for high school students: Nanoengineering track (Kansas State University). Purpose: To encourage diverse young people to pursue careers in engineering and help them understand...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18841

  17. Nanoengineering ESSI K-State 2012

    28 May 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17926

  18. Nano*High: The Birth and Early Evolution of the Universe

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alex Filippenko

    Alex Filippenko is a Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High gratefully acknowledges QB3, the California...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10495

  19. Nano*High: Got Plastic? What Saran Wrap & Renewable Energy Generation Have in Common

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Segalman, Eric Isaacs, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Rachel Segalman is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley and a Faculty Scientist at LBNL. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10497

  20. Nano*High: Looking for the Good News in Your Genome: Personalized Medicine--Science and Ethics

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jasper Rine

    Jasper Rine is a Howard Hughes Professor and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at UC Berkeley. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10490