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  1. "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans: Going Atomic

    15 Nov 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Susan P Gentry, Rachel Altovar

    Expanding on the pre-existing resource on nanoHUB: “Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots” this resource expands on the concepts in the experimental guide to give a comprehensive overview of materials pertaining to concepts and ideas within the...

  2. MODULE 3 - Structures: "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans: Going Atomic

    15 Nov 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Susan P Gentry, Rachel Altovar

    In MODULE 3- Structures in the "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans, crystal structures and systems are investigated. This module relates back to graphene and how its structure relates back to its unique properties in comparison to other forms of...

  3. MODULE 4 - Quantum Mechanics: "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans: Going Atomic

    15 Nov 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Susan P Gentry, Rachel Altovar

    The last and final module in the "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans, studies basic concepts in quantum mechanics such as quantum dots, band gap theory of solids, waves vs. particles, and the photoelectric effect. The activity for this module...

  4. MODULE 1 - Graphene: "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans: Going Atomic

    13 Nov 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Susan P Gentry, Rachel Altovar

    The first module in "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans, explores the material, graphene, how it was discovered, and the unique properties that it has. The activity paired with this lesson plan re-creates the famous "sticky-tape"...

  5. MODULE 2 - Sizes: "Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans: Going Atomic

    13 Nov 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Susan P Gentry, Rachel Altovar

    The next installment of Turning Fruit Juice into Graphene Quantum Dots" Supplementary Lesson Plans delves into the concept of size and how materials and their properties may change at the macro-, micro-, and nanoscale. Activities include viewing images from a microscope to determine...

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    Molecular biology student that is currently on track to transfer out of Pasadena City college to a four year university. I have done numerous projects in research dealing with active learning,...

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  7. Spectrophotometry of Metal Nanoparticles

    16 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Chris Kaus, James J Marti, NNCI Nano

    This activity has students chemically synthesize gold and silver nanoparticles, measure the spectra of light absorption and transmission by these particles, compare these spectra to those of known-sized particles, and then estimate the size distribution of the particles they have made. By using...

  8. Simulating a Controlled Drug Delivery System

    11 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Rebekah Ravgiala, NNCI Nano

    In this activity, students will learn about alternative drug delivery methods and then prepare a controlled drug delivery system using sodium alginate and glucose to mimic the behavior of a controlled release drug delivery system. The purpose of this investigation is to model a controlled drug...

  9. Nanofabrication Tools: Etching and Thin Films

    11 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Rano Sidhu, NNCI Nano

    This is a four-part lesson designed to help students understand the terminology, procedures, and equipment used to manufacture micro and nanoscale products. It helps them explore the processes used in nanofabrication including electroplating, PCB etching and etch time. In this lesson, students...

  10. Hands-on Unsupervised Learning using Dimensionality Reduction via Matrix Decomposition (2nd offering)

    30 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Michael N Sakano, Alejandro Strachan

    This tutorial introduces unsupervised machine learning algorithms through dimensionality reduction via matrix decomposition techniques in the context of chemical decomposition of reactive materials in a Jupyter notebook on nanoHUB.org. The tool used in this demonstration...

  11. Hands-on Unsupervised Learning using Dimensionality Reduction via Matrix Decomposition (1st offering)

    29 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Michael N Sakano, Alejandro Strachan

    This tutorial introduces unsupervised machine learning algorithms through dimensionality reduction via matrix decomposition techniques in the context of chemical decomposition of reactive materials in a Jupyter notebook on nanoHUB.org. The tool used in this demonstration...

  12. Linear Diffusion and Cell Signaling

    17 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: NNCI Nano

    In this activity, students explore the concept of diffusion as a component of cell communication.  Specifically, students will explore how the rate of diffusion varies with distance and concentration gradient. They will use a pipet with water and dye to observe a macro-model of diffusion....

  13. Using Biosynthesized Silver Nanoparticles to kill Antibiotic Resistant E. Coli.

    17 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Falck, James Marti, NNCI Nano

    In this lab students will become familiar with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles, or bSNP’s. As part of the lesson, students will learn the potential of using biosynthesized silver nanoparticles for use as antimicrobials against antibiotic-resistant bacteria ...

  14. Unsupervised learning using dimensionality reduction via matrix decomposition

    14 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Michael N Sakano, Alejandro Strachan

    Learn PCA and NMF via chemistry example

  15. Multifaceted Microfluidics: Three simple methods to create a microfluidic device

    07 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Dixie Kullman, NNCI Nano

    This module is open-ended to allow for use in a number of classroom settings. The importance here is to permit the teacher to choose the technique provided and tailor the technique to the scientific principle. The students will create their own microfluidic devices and utilize their devices in...

  16. Make a Microfluidic Device to Investigate Properties of Solutions

    07 Apr 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Greg Hair, NNCI Nano

    This lesson focuses on having students design and test a microfluidic device to investigate the properties of solutions. The lesson activities combine concepts learned in the previous semester (energy, frequency, wavelength, and bonding) together with the aforementioned concepts of solutions to...

  17. Mystery Molecules: Identifying Materials with Nanoscale Characterization Tools

    18 Mar 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Maude Cuchiara, NNCI Nano

     In this lesson plan, students will be given several similar looking materials and asked to identify them by observing them at the macro and micro-scale. They will then be exposed to different analytical tools and describe how they can be used to explore materials at the nanoscale. ...

  18. Water Filtration and Purity of Water - Getting Down to the Nanoscale

    13 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: David Mann, NNCI Nano

    This is a three part lesson which begins with familiarizing students with SI prefixes and the nanoscale.  In Lesson 2 students test a local water supply. It is designed to be used as an extension to classroom activities related to treating foul water for consumption. This activity should...

  19. NNCI Reference Sheets

    11 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Joyce Allen, Nancy Healy, NNCI Nano

    This is a series of 5 reference sheets for high school students that have a summarized version of important concepts for courses in: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Biology, and Genetics.  These are two sided, with one side introducing nanotechnology and the other containing facts,...

  20. Nicole Shuman

    Nicole Shuman is a 4th-year undergraduate studying Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Davis. She is heavily involved on campus as the Vice President for the...

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