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  1. Seeing Nano: Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to View Nano-size Objects

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Samantha Andrews

    Nano-size objects are smaller than the wavelength of light and because of this they cannot be viewed with a light microscope.  Special tools are needed to see nanoscale objects, one of which...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25289

  2. How Small is That?

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jamie Ryan

    This lab is designed to help students understand the size of nanoparticles compared to the size of other known quantities, such as a human being or a skin cell. After the size of nanoparticles is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25288

  3. Electro-deposition of Copper on a Filter Template for Growing Nanowires

    02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Francis Nguyen

    This lab is designed to help students understand the electro-plating process of growing nanowires. This experiment will use an electro-plating process to transfer metal ions in a solution to a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25331

  4. How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elizabeth Davenport, Nancy Healy

    Through a series of activities, students will explore superhydrophobic properties of materials. This inquiry based lesson leads them through activities that has them compare and contrast physical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25321

  5. Synthesis and Stability of Silver Nanoparticles

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brandi Childress

     The purpose of this experiment is to conduct synthesis of silver nanoplates and explore their shape stability that affects optical property (referred to as localized surface plasmon...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25325

  6. An Easy (Bake) Approach to an Edible NanoLab

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    The purpose of the lesson is to get young students interested in basic nanotechnology  concepts associated with creating “wafers” used in chip fabrication in cleanrooms. ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25328

  7. Using Modeling to Demonstrate Self-Assembly in Nanotechnology

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rocquel Stanley, Nancy Healy (editor)

    There are two activities in this lesson, the Fly Prison and the Water Maze.  The Fly Prison is a hands-on modeling activity designed to introduce students to the area of nanotechnology and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25341

  8. Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and "Coffee Rings"

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Irina Golub, James Marti

    This lab explores issues that engineers and scientists face in working with thin film i.e., dealing with two phenomena that work against them: cracking and the coffee ring effect. This lab will...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25215

  9. Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency: Comparing Input Power to Output Power of a Silicon Photovoltaic Cell

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Oskar Cymerman

    This lesson is designed to help students find a measure of a solar cell’s power conversion efficiency, by studying output power (Pout) of a silicon PV cell and comparing it to the input...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25199

  10. The Blood Glucose Mnitor

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Steven Thedford, Samantha Andrews, Nancy Healy

    Students are introduced to glucose monitors, how these biosensors are being improved with naotechnology, and they test glucose levels. The purpose of the lab is to measure the glucose...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25209

  11. 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

  12. Using Gold Nanoparticles for Bacterial Detection

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials

    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

  13. Apr 14 2016

    NanoDays 2016 at Birck Nanotechnology Center

    NanoDays 2016 at the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University will be held on Thursday and Friday, April 14-15, from 9 am to 2pm.  Register to attend.News Article:...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/1451

  14. Small Scale Stenciling: Mask Lab

    05 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23932

  15. The Effects of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles on Brine Shrimp: A Toxicology Study

    05 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sharon Haldeman Mierhofer, NNCI Nano

    This lab is designed to help students understand the following: the interdisciplinary fields of science, a practical application of chemistry in the real world, and the need to carefully conduct...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23935

  16. Mar 31 2016

    NSTA Meeting - Nano science and engineering education resources on display at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference

    The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office will be showcasing multiple educational resources for teachers, including the Nano Education Resources portal on nanoHUB, Institute for Chemical...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/1442

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. Jul 15 2013

    Semana de la Nanociencia y Nanotecnologia en Colombia 2013

    Dando continuidad a las acciones iberoamericanas de la Red NANODYF y en estrecha colaboración con la Universidadde Antioquia (UdeA) y la Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia (EIA), ambas...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/393

  20. Nanoeducation

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    Dear colleagues, how do you think, it is necessary to implement nanotechnology in high school education? Does anyone have such experience? What pluses and minuses can you see in it?

    http://nanohub.org/answers/question/918