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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. Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study

    31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Lynn Alpert, NCLT administator

    This session will present the background and theory behind these collaborations and activities, provide examples, and address evaluative aspects. We will also touch briefly on a range of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6187

  2. 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

  3. DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology

    15 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Hudson, Joan Freese, Angie Prindle, Lisa Regalla

    DragonflyTV is a PBS science series for children, broadcast nationwide and on the internet. DragonflyTV models authentic science inquiry through its unique approach: In each episode, ordinary...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6123

  4. Thinking Small

    17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator

    There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively there is also a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4372

  5. 3D Molecular Models

    26 Jun 2007 | Animations | Contributor(s): Nicholas Vargo

    This animation was created as part of the Children's Museum Nanotechnology Exhibit to give the viewer an idea of what objects look like at the nano-level. The molecules range from something as...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2821

  6. Victor Veselago Interview on Nanotechnology and Photonics

    26 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Victor G. Veselago, Phillip Fiorini

    Nanotechnology and photonics interview with Phillip Fiorini.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2796

  7. Technology challenges of the 21st Century

    14 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene S. Meieran

    The 20th century was a century of remarkable scientific and technical achievement, as recorded in the National Academy of Engineering book, "A Century of Innovation". Three forces ("a perfect...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2669

  8. General Introduction to Nanotechnology

    24 Apr 2007 | Animations | Contributor(s): Hyung-Seok Hahm

    This is an 80 second movie clip. The camera zooms in from a computer to molecules with a narration. The design goals are - Give a smooth introduction to nano-world - Deliver ideas of how small...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2619

  9. Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

    24 Apr 2007 | Animations | Contributor(s): Hyung-Seok Hahm

    This is a 60 second movie clip with an introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy(STM). Design goals are - Give an idea of what STM looks like - Provide an overview of what STM does and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2620

  10. Operation of Scannig Tunneling Microscopy

    24 Apr 2007 | Animations | Contributor(s): Hyung-Seok Hahm

    This is a 60-second movie clip with a narration of how Scanning Tunneling Microscopy(STM) operates. Produced by Eric Meyer, Imran Sobh and Hyung-Seok Hahm Beckman Institute University of Illinois...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2621

  11. Nanotechnology and Visible Light

    19 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Raymond Serrano

    This submission is an undergraduate project by Raymond Serrano, a chemistry student at UTEP. Raymond has been a nanoHUB student for one year. In addition to being factor of scale, nanoscience...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2118

  12. Molecular Workbench: An Interface to the Molecular World

    31 Aug 2006 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Charles Xie

    The Molecular Workbench software is a free, open-source modeling and authoring program specifically designed for use in science education. Powered by a set of real-time molecular simulation...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1592

  13. Nanotechnology in Biology

    31 Aug 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Gardner

    This is the first of two exercises developed by El Paso High School teachers as part of a two week workshop on nanotechnology education, part of the National Center for Learning and Teaching of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1746

  14. Nanotubes and Nanowires: One-dimensional Materials

    17 Jul 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands

    What is a nanowire? What is a nanotube? Why are they interesting and what are their potential applications? How are they made? This presentation is intended to begin to answer these questions...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1639

  15. Mark Ratner Interview on Nanotechnology

    23 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology interview with Krishna Madhavan.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1135

  16. Creating Research Links between Science at the Nanoscale and Science Education

    17 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nora H. Sabelli

    This talk will address what is needed to reduce the gap between current science education and science education that incorporates the ideas in current nanoscience. The ability to manipulate matter...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1098

  17. Launch of a Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

    21 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): larry bell

    The Museum of Science, Boston, in partnership with the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Exploratorium in San Francisco, has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to form...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1049

  18. A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

    13 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1021

  19. Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) - Memory Cells

    03 Feb 2006 | Animations | Contributor(s): John C. Bean

    Scientists and engineers are looking for completely different ways of storing and analyzing information. Quantum-dot Cellular Automata are one possible solution. In computers of the future,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1006

  20. Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) - Logic Gates

    03 Feb 2006 | Animations | Contributor(s): John C. Bean

    An earlier animation described how "Quantum-dot Cellular Automata" (QCAs) could serve as memory cells and wires. This animation contnues the story by describing how QCAs can be made into MAJORITY,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/1005