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Teaching middle school or high school students? Use these resources to help kids understand what nanotechnology is and how it may impact their lives. You might start by watching Mark Ratner's seminar A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Check out the various animations that we have to explain nanoscience concepts. Try running a simple tool online, such as CNTbands.

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  1. Clinical Laboratory Techniques and Microtechnology - Instructor Guides

    29 May 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), MJ Willis

    This learning module is an overview of how microtechnology is used for standard clinical laboratory tests.  It covers the advantages and challenges of taking clinical tests out of the laboratory to the point of care (POC).  ...

  2. Clinical Laboratory Techniques and Microtechnology

    29 May 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), MJ Willis

    This learning module is an overview of how microtechnology is used for standard clinical laboratory tests.  It covers the advantages and challenges of taking clinical tests out of the laboratory to the point of care (POC). ...

  3. Therapeutics BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    22 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In the medical field, therapeutics is the process of caring for the patient in a comprehensive manner.  Therapeutics includes preventing disease as well as managing disease or disease specific problems.  This learning module is an overview of BioMEMS that are currently being used or...

  4. Therapeutics BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    22 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In the medical field, therapeutics is the process of caring for the patient in a comprehensive manner.  Therapeutics includes preventing disease as well as managing disease or disease specific problems.  This learning module is an overview of BioMEMS that are currently being used or...

  5. The Microtechnology of Pacemakers Learning Module

    22 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This module is an overview of how the heart works and how the technology of cardiac pacemakers has advanced from being an external, motor driven device to being an internal (in vivo) device that goes unnoticed by the user.  The why, where, who, and how of pacemakers is discussed.  An...

  6. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    30 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Diagnostic bioMEMS (biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems) have been increasing in number every year.  This learning module provides an introduction to some of the diagnostic tools currently in us and possibilities for future bioMEMS.  A research activity provides the opportunity...

  7. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    30 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Diagnostic bioMEMS (biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems) have been increasing in number every year.  This learning module provides an introduction to some of the diagnostic tools currently in us and possibilities for future bioMEMS.  A research activity provides the opportunity...

  8. MEMS for Environmental and Bioterrorism Applications Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of how MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) are being used for bioterrorism and environmental sensing.  An activity allows for more in-depth exploration into an application of personal interest.

  9. MEMS for Environmental and Bioterrorism Applications Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of how MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) are being used for bioterrorism and environmental sensing.  An activity allows for more in-depth exploration into an application of personal interest.

  10. Overview of DNA Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of the DNA molecule, its role as genetic material, its molecular components and structure, and DNA replication. This information is necessary to understand the role of DNA in bioMEMS (bio MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities provide the...

  11. Overview of DNA Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of the DNA molecule, its role as genetic material, its molecular components and structure, and DNA replication. This information is necessary to understand the role of DNA in bioMEMS (bio MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities provide the...

  12. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information needed to understand how the digitally encoded information in DNA is translated into a functional protein that can be used for biomedical applications.  Activities delve deeper into protein structure and function as well as gene transcription.

  13. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information needed to understand how the digitally encoded information in DNA is translated into a functional protein that can be used for biomedical applications.  Activities delve deeper into protein structure and function as well as gene transcription.

  14. Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life.  It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other micro and nano-sized devices.  A research activity provides the opportunity to further explore how...

  15. Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life.  It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other micro and nano-sized devices.  A research activity provides the opportunity to further explore how...

  16. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module

    18 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of some of the major biomedical developments and applications of BioMEMS.  There are three activities that provide further exploration into some of these applications, how they are used ad how they work.

  17. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of some of the major biomedical developments and applications of BioMEMS.  There are three activities that provide further exploration into some of these applications, how they are used ad how they work.

  18. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of biomolecules, what are they?, types of biomolecules, and how microtechnology is using biomolecules or exploiting their functions for micro and nano applications.  Activities provide the opportunity to better understand the functions of biomolecules,...

  19. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS

    18 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of biomolecules, what are they?, types of biomolecules, and how microtechnology is using biomolecules or exploiting their functions for micro and nano applications.  Activities provide the opportunity to better understand the functions of biomolecules,...

  20. Learning Microsystems Through Problem Solving Activity

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This activity provides the opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems), MEMS components, applications and operations.  This activity works best if you work in small groups or with at least one other person to design and...