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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 55)

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Is measuring an art or a science?

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Monica Hochstein

    Nanotechnology occurs on the scale of 1-100 nanometers (in one direction). There have been numerous predictions about the growth in nanotechnology production and its impact on  manufacturing...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25541

  7. K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells

    02 Feb 2009 | 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

  8. Learning About Surface Area and Volume

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this lesson is to help students extend their knowledge of area, perimeter, and volume to include surface area.  The understanding of these concepts begin in the elementary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25634

  9. Learning Module: Chemical Lab Safety Rules - Instructor Guides

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

    The fabrication of micro and nano devices requires the use of several types of chemicals, both inert and hazardous.  This learning module provides the general safety rules for working in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26092

  10. Learning Module: Deposition Processes Overview for Microsystems

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

    This learning module is an overview of the common deposition processes used for the fabrication of micro-size devices.  This learning module discusses thermal oxidation, chemical deposition...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26360

  11. 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

  12. Learning Module: Etch Processes Overview for Microsystems

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

    This learning module introduces the most common etch processes used for the fabrication of microsystems.  Activities allow you to demonstrate your understanding of the terminology and basic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26398

  13. Learning Module: Etch Processes Overview for Microsystems - Instructor Guides

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

    This learning module introduces the most common etch processes used for the fabrication of microsystems.  Activities allow students to demonstrate their understanding of the terminology and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26388

  14. Learning Module: Hazardous Materials I and II

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

    This learning module provides information on hazardous materials and how these materials could affect one's health and the safety of the working environment.  This information should...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26138

  15. Learning Module: Hazardous Materials I and II - Instructor Guides

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

    This learning module provides information on hazardous materials and how these materials could affect one's health and the safety of the working environment.  This information should...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26128

  16. Learning Module: Interpreting Chemical Labels

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

    The fabrication of micro and nano devices requires the use of several types of chemicals, both inert and hazardous.  OSHA requires specific information about a chemical to be on its label....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26118

  17. Learning Module: Interpreting Chemical Labels - Instructor Guide

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

    The fabrication of micro and nano devices requires the use of several types of chemicals, both inert and hazardous.  OSHA requires specific information about a chemical to be on its label....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26107

  18. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge

    24 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module allows you to explore micro and nano-sized pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.  Because the Wheatstone bridge (a specialized...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25970

  19. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge - Instructor Guides

    24 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This purpose of this learning module is to allow students the opportunity to explore micro pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25961

  20. Learning Module: Microcantilevers

    09 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces you to the microcantilever, its applications in micro and nanotechnologies, its use in sensor arrays, and how it works in both static and dynamic modes of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25839