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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. Uncertainty Measurements and the Wavelength of Light

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Chris Kaus

    This high school physics lesson is designed to help students understand how very small measurements can be made (even at the nanoscale) and how the accuracy of those measurements affects their...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25196

  2. Using Gold Nanoparticles for Bacterial Detection

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael L. Falk

    This lab is designed to introduce students to gold nanoparticles and some of their applications. Students will create gold nanoparticles (GNPs) and learn the potential disease detection uses of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25203

  3. Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Make Solar Energy Economical

    20 Jun 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Edward Davis, Virginia A. Davis

    This group of materials is designed to provide a framework to teach students in an introductory engineering course basic nanotechnology concepts. The materials use the NAE grand challenge...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/24553

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Gerhard Klimeck - Why I love my work

    10 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Scientist and engineer, Gerhard Klimeck, discusses the joy of his work.  

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23557

  7. 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...

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. nanoHUB Resources for K-12

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/k12

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Monica Marie Cortez Allain

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