Nanotechnology Workforce Development
This community is a place to share information on teaching nanotechnology courses for workforce development. Resources on nanoHUB that are geared towards high school, community college and undergraduate university students interested in technical careers will be highlighted.
Within this group, community members can contribute to the group collections and use the discussion forum to talk to one another about topics of interest, such as variations of lesson plans or ways that other teachers approach certain concepts. If you need assistance, send a message to the group manager.
This group contains the following:
Nanotechnology Advanced Technology Education Center resources
Courses and Tutorials
Laboratory Techniques and Safety
Resources for Nanotechnology Professionals
Learning with nanoHUB
Nano Education Resources Portal
This is a database of nanoeducation resources that can be searched, filtered, and sorted. Resources are listed by topic area, grade level, core discipline, STEM content area, and resource type.
The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSTA)
NSTA provides a nice framework in which to discuss ideas related to nanoscale science and engineering. The 9 Big Ideas of Nanoscale Scence and Engineering and their associated learning goals are described here.
Some of the conferences aimed at this community are:
Micro Nano Technology (MNT) Conference
Innovative and emerging curriculum covering all aspects of Micro-Nano education will be made available, targeting secondary and post-secondary STEM classes. There will be plenty of networking opportunities for you to share and learn from each other – we are a great community to get to know and want to continue contributing to the development of our High-Tech Micro/Nano workforce!
High Impact Technology Exchange (HI TEC) Conference
HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.