The Shortcomings and Strengths of Nanotechnology Education: A Student's Perspective
02 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Duncan McClure
Nanotechnology degrees are relatively new, and a growing number of them are available at many 2-year colleges and 4-year universities. Due to its young age, nanotechnology education is still being perfected. Its shortcomings and the experiences of recent alumni have yet to be reported in...
How engineering instructors use nanoHUB simulations as learning tools?
08 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana
In this section we provide a description of two of the most frequent ways engineering instructors incorporate nanoHUB simulations as learning tools. In the supporting document section we provide case studies that describe in detail specific ways in which instructors have incorporated nanoHUB...
NCN Simulation-based Learning Workshop - Participant Packet
11 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Krishna Madhavan, Sean Brophy, George B. Adams III, Alejandra J. Magana
This document contains all the materials that were distributed to participants of the NCN Simulation-based Learning Workshop that was held in Chicago, IL from November 5-6, 2009.Materials prepared and distributed by the NCN Education and Assessment Team
Memory : An Animated Approach to Education and Outreach
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15 Aug 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Varun Sinha
Nanoscale science and technology has great potential for changing our lives. Despite the far reaching implications, it remains an esoteric concept riddled with fear, uncertainty and doubt.
Educating by Computer Animations One Method Proposed to Control Motion at the Nanoscale: How to Roll
15 Aug 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Manuel Emeric
A student oriented approach for teaching was used to develop an explanation about the method to control motion at the nanoscale. The approach is focused on teaching all kind of people, no matter its previous knowledge about science.
Understanding Carbon Nanotubes
15 Aug 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Christian Martinez
Nanotechnology is a recent area which covers almost every educational field. Nowadays, most people are unaware of the benefits of nanotechnology. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are structures that are found and used in nanotechnology.
Educational Outreach in Nanotechnology
15 Aug 2004 | | Contributor(s):: Charles David Evans
In order to bridge the gap between the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology and the general public, the LEGO Scanning Probe Microscope Team (LSPM) developed tutorials to bring nanotechnology to the masses.