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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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Teaching Materials (1-20 of 71)

  1. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview

    22 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems). ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26733

  2. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview - Instructor Guides

    22 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems). ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26734

  3. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26638

  4. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26639

  5. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale - Macro, Micro, Nano

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26655

  6. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale: Macro, Micro, Nano - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26656

  7. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26557

  8. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26564

  9. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26571

  10. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26572

  11. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26586

  12. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26587

  13. Learning Module: History of MEMS - Instructor Guides

    10 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26524

  14. Learning Module: History of MEMS

    10 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26533

  15. Engineering Career Profiles

    10 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    Although there are many programs and curriculum opportunities for students to do engineering projects, surveys from middle and high school students have said that they are interested in what...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26503

  16. Learning Module: Crystallography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

    27 Apr 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the science of crystallography and its importance to microtechnology and the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  Four activities are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26427

  17. Learning Module: Crystallography Overview for MEMS

    27 Apr 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the science of crystallography and its importance to microtechnology and the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  Four activities are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26438

  18. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

    26 Apr 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning modules provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used in the fabrication of microelectromechnical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26371

  19. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS

    26 Apr 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used for the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26380

  20. Learning Module: Deposition Processes Overview for Microsystems - Instructor Guides

    26 Apr 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an introduction to the common processes used to deposit thin films for the fabrication of micro-size devices.  Thermal oxidation and several types of deposition are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26349