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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. 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

  2. Learning Module: Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

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

    A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contains valuable information and OSHA required information on a chemical - its physical and chemical properties, potential hazards, proper methods for storing and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26163

  3. Learning Module: Safety Data Sheets (SDS) - Instructor Guides

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

    A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contains valuable information and OSHA required information on a chemical - its physical and chemical properties, potential hazards, proper methods for storing and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26147

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Learning Module: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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

    This learning modules introduces you to the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) required when working in a manufacturing or laboratory environment.  The purpose of PPE is discussed...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26179

  8. Learning Module: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Instructor Guides

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

    This learning modules introduces students to the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) required when working in a manufacturing or laboratory environment.  The purpose of PPE is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26172

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Learning Module: Microcantilevers - Instructor Materials

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

    ­This learning module is an overview of microcantilevers, how they work and how they are used in micro and nanotechnology.  These are the instructor materials.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25848

  12. 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

  13. Nanoparticle Pollutants

    17 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darren Hayes, Nancy Healy

    Many plastics are in our oceans due to pollution, including ocean dumping and land runoff. Sunlight and alkaline ocean water break these plastics down into small particles, many are nanoscale in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25692

  14. 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

  15. Lines on Paper

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joshua LaForge

    Students will learn how scientists use a process called X-ray diffraction to figure out the structure of things that are too small to see such as atoms, molecules, and crystal structures.This lab...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25573

  16. Mixtures and Nanotechnology

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

    The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles. This connects to two of the Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25624

  17. Nanotechnology Invention and Design: Phase Changes, Energy, and Crystals

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Daniella Duran

    This 3-part lesson introduces the nanoscale effect of various energy inputs on the crystal lattice of a smart material, Nitinol, and then invites students to become nanotechnology inventors....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25581

  18. Right Tool for the Job

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

    The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to think about how using tools helps them gather information about the world around them.  This is especially important at the nanoscale,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25609

  19. Synthesis and Characterization of CdSe Qunatum Dots

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nicholas Blake

    In this laboratory, students will study how surfactant-based chemistry can be used to synthesize CdSe quantum dots and study how the size of the quantum dots can be controlled by varying reaction...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25588

  20. Taking a Closer Look at Objects

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Georgia Institute of Technology

    For students to understand their world they often need to use tools to gather information.  Some tools will help them see parts of their surrounding world that they would otherwise miss....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25594