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Tags: K-12

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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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Resources (1-20 of 61)

  1. Scale cards activity

    11 Dec 2014 | Teaching Materials

    Investigating size and scale using the metric system, from nano to macro

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21775

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells

    24 Nov 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Beck, Mark M Budnik

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5925

  5. Nanotechnology and Visible Light

    19 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Raymond Serrano

    This submission is an undergraduate project by Raymond Serrano, a chemistry student at UTEP. Raymond has been a nanoHUB student for one year. In addition to being factor of scale, nanoscience...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2118

  6. Nanotechnology in Biology

    29 Aug 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Gardner

    This is the first of two exercises developed by El Paso High School teachers as part of a two week workshop on nanotechnology education, part of the National Center for Learning and Teaching of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1746

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