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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: Introduction to Transducers

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  2. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  3. Learning Module: History of MEMS

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the optical network switch in 1999.  Activities provide the opportunity to build on this timeline...

  4. Learning Module: History of MEMS - Instructor Guides

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the optical network switch in 1999.  Activities provide the opportunity to build on this timeline...

  5. A profile of a Nano EPICS High School - Agawam High School

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    This is a short profile of an EPICS High School that has found a way to integrate nano into its curriculum.  The profile describes how the teacher used her specialized background in marine biology to create a plan for nano project in a marine biology classroom.  At the time, this...

  6. Engineering Career Profiles

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    Although there are many programs and curriculum opportunities for students to do engineering projects, surveys from middle and high school students have said that they are interested in what engineers do from day to day.  We have interviewed scientists and engineers who do...

  7. Measuring the Impact of Service-Learning Projects in Engineering: High School Students' Perspectives

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tamecia Raishaun Jones, Jean M Trusedell, William "Bill" C. Oakes, Monica Elaine Cardella

    We have seen the benefits of service learning and its impact on perceptions and knowledge of engineering and recognize it as a successful mechanism for introducing often highly abstracted concepts to younger students.  This paper describes the analysis of student reflections from...

  8. Learning Module: Crystallography Overview for MEMS

    27 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the science of crystallography and its importance to microtechnology and the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  Four activities are provided that allow you to further explore several concepts of this science and "see" the...

  9. Learning Module: Crystallography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

    27 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the science of crystallography and its importance to microtechnology and the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  Four activities are provided that allow students to further explore several concepts of this science and "see" the...

  10. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS

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

    This learning module provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used for the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts.  Activities allow you to further explore some of these concepts.

  11. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

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

    This learning modules provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used in the fabrication of microelectromechnical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts.  Activities allows students to further explore some of these concepts.

  12. Learning Module: Deposition Processes Overview for Microsystems - Instructor Guides

    26 Apr 2017 | | 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 discussed.  Activities provide further exploration into these processes as well as the properties...

  13. Learning Module: Etch Processes Overview for Microsystems

    25 Apr 2017 | | 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 concepts of these processes.

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

    25 Apr 2017 | | 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 basic concepts of these processes.

  15. Learning Module: Hazardous Materials I and II

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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 provide students and employees with the knowledge and confidence needed to work in environments in which...

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

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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 provide students and employees with the knowledge and confidence needed to work in environments in which...

  17. Learning Module: Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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 transporting, and much more.  This learning module provides information on the requirements and...

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

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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 transporting, and much more.  This learning module provides information on the requirements and...

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

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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 facilities and laboratories that use chemicals.  Through its activities, the learning module gives...

  20. Learning Module: Interpreting Chemical Labels

    27 Mar 2017 | | 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. This learning module provides information needed to interpret chemical labels and symbols used. ...