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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. PfFP Lecture 2: Energy and Power II

    26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10548

  2. PfFP Lecture 3: Energy and Power III

    26 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10549

  3. Nano*High: X-rays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies

    25 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roger W. Falcone

    X-ray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible - who hasn't had an X-ray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8294

  4. Nano*High: Nanoscience for High School Students

    02 Feb 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman

    The Materials Sciences Division at the University of California's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory invites you and your students to Nano*High, a series of free Saturday morning lectures by UC...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5490

  5. Nano*High: From Atoms to Electricity: An Introduction to Nuclear Power, Its Promise and Challenge

    02 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian D. Wirth

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Professor Brian Wirth from the UC Berkeley Dept. of Nuclear Engineering presents the basics of nuclear science, and discusses the technological...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5477

  6. Nano*High: Superconductivity, Trains and SQUIDs

    02 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Clarke

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Superconductivity is a unique phenomenon where the electric resistance of a material drops to zero. Until only a few decades ago,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5482

  7. Nov 03 2009

    NanoTeach 2009: A South Region Conference to Inspire K-12 Nanoscience Education

    If you are an innovative, K-12 teacher curious about emerging technology and want to know what the big deal is about nanotechnology this conference is for you. Join us in Danville, Virginia where...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/253

  8. 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

  9. K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells

    24 Nov 2008 | 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 3D Molecular Models

    21 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. General Introduction to Nanotechnology

    20 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

  16. Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

    20 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

  17. Operation of Scannig Tunneling Microscopy

    20 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

  18. 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

  19. Molecular Workbench: An Interface to the Molecular World

    25 Jun 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

  20. Nanotechnology in Biology

    29 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

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