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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. Introduction to Nanotechnology - An "Elementary" Education Program

    07 Apr 2014 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Mark M Budnik

    Presentation for: Around the world, primary and secondary schools are challenged to implement appropriate programs for their gifted and talented students. In this paper, we present how our...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20800

  2. Introduction to Nanotechnology: Implementation of a Cooperative Program for Gifted and Talented Elementary School Children

    07 Apr 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Mark M Budnik

    Around the world, primary and secondary schools are challenged to implement appropriate programs for their gifted and talented students. In this paper, we present how our community's public...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20798

  3. Nanotechnology K12 Lessons - 1

    07 Apr 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Mark M Budnik

    The technological world today is constantly evolving. Every year, new discoveries and improvements to previous technologies change the way we live. Nanotechnology is one field that is quickly...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20802

  4. Using nanoHUB to Introduce Middle School Students to Models and Simulations

    25 Mar 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens

    This is a combination hands-on and simulation activity that will teach middle school students about the function and importance of modeling and simulations in science and engineering while...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20667

  5. Quick and Easy Guide to Carbon Structure Simulations using Crystal Viewer Tool

    30 Sep 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens

    These are step-by-step instructions for creating simulations of carbon nanostructures: - buckly ball - carbon nanotubes - graphene sheets These instructions will allow teachers to run...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/19518

  6. Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe

    07 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations

    Ross Hoehn gives a brief introduction to the basic concepts used in the quantum information field. He conveys linear superpositions and entanglements through penguin coordinates and marital...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13056

  7. QIQC Quantum Computing Workshop

    03 Feb 2012 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais

    The National Science Foundation's Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center (NSF's QIQC) presents several talks organized by Bill Bayley, QIQC Outreach Coordinator, with the goal of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13013

  8. Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry

    03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais

    Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center, National Science Foundation

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13014

  9. Quantum Technology: The Second Quantum Revolution

    03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan P Dowling

    Jonathan Dowling presents a brief introduction of the Second Quantum Revolution. This talk covers a brief introduction and history of developments in quantum mechanics which has led us to where we...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13017

  10. NanoDays - Metamaterials, Transformation Optics and Cloaking

    13 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11302

  11. NanoDays 2011

    05 May 2011 | Workshops

    Educational activities about nanoscale science and engineering for students in grades K-12.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11243

  12. NanoDays - NanoTrees: Making Paper Stronger than Steel

    05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Moon

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11237

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Physics for Future Presidents

    26 Jan 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    The purpose and goals of this course are to provide a liberal arts style education in physics that could be important for you to understand if you were the president of the United States (or any...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10546

  17. PfFP Lecture 1: Energy and Power I

    26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10547

  18. PfFP Lecture 2: Energy and Power II

    26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10548

  19. PfFP Lecture 3: Energy and Power III

    26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10549

  20. Nano*High: X-rays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies

    25 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roger W. Falcone

    X-ray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible - who hasn't had an X-ray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8294

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