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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. nano Ice Cream

    28 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy J Miller, Kenny Schwartz

    Liquid nitrogen is used to cool a creamy mixture at a rapid rate such that it precipitates super fine grained crystals of (nano) ice cream.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/24083

  2. Size and Scale: A Walk from Kilometers to One Nanometer

    17 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Ratner

    A look at scale and size, walking from 1000 kilometers down to 1 nanometer.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23601

  3. Database of The Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSTA)

    02 Feb 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Faltens

    Purdue University

    This database lists the 9 Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering along with the Learning Goals associated with each Big Idea. Instructors should refer to the NSTA publication, "The Big...

    http://nanohub.org/publications/123/?v=1

  4. NISE Net NanoDays Kit Database

    22 Jan 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):

    By Tanya Faltens

    Purdue University

    This is a database of NISE Net NanoDays Kits, with links to information about the kits and instructional videos. This database was created in 2014 and there may be some additional content added...

    http://nanohub.org/publications/122/?v=1

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Using nanoHUB to Introduce Elementary and 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

  10. 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

  11. nanoHUB Resources for K-12

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/k12

  12. Quantum Tic-Tac-Toe

    07 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross Hoehn

    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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Monica Marie Cortez Allain

    http://nanohub.org/members/60007

  17. 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

  18. NanoDays 2011

    05 May 2011 | Workshops

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11243

  19. 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

  20. 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