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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 96)

  1. A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving Learning Module

    20 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces a systematic approach to solving problems by using a six-step process.  This approach is used throughout industry to solve simple to complex problems. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26833

  2. A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    20 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces a systematic approach to solving problems by using a six-step process.  This approach is used throughout industry to solve simple to complex problems. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26835

  3. An Easy (Bake) Approach to an Edible NanoLab

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    The purpose of the lesson is to get young students interested in basic nanotechnology  concepts associated with creating “wafers” used in chip fabrication in cleanrooms. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25328

  4. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27067

  5. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27068

  6. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

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

    This learning module explains what "BioMEMS" are and how they are used today in different fields.  An activity provides the opportunity to reinforce the importance of BioMEMS, study...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27032

  7. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

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

    This learning module explains what "BioMEMS" are and how they are used today in different fields.  An activity provides the opportunity to reinforce the importance of BioMEMS, study...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27033

  8. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27090

  9. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27089

  10. Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27168

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

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27167

  12. Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and "Coffee Rings"

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Irina Golub, James Marti

    This lab explores issues that engineers and scientists face in working with thin film i.e., dealing with two phenomena that work against them: cracking and the coffee ring effect. This lab will...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25215

  13. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    30 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27220

  14. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    30 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27219

  15. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27150

  16. DNA to Protein Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/27151

  17. Electro-deposition of Copper on a Filter Template for Growing Nanowires

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Francis Nguyen

    This lab is designed to help students understand the electro-plating process of growing nanowires. This experiment will use an electro-plating process to transfer metal ions in a solution to a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25331

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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