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Engineering the Classroom: Engineering science as the core for technology teacher education for the 21st century
28 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael De Miranda, NCLT administator
This NCLT seminar presentation will report on content analysis research of pre-service
teacher/engineering science students’ ability to conceptualize, design, and evaluate student design brief...
Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study
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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...
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...
Northwestern University Initiative for Teaching Nanoscience
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12 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This package allows users to study and analyze of molecular properties using various electronic structure methods.
Theoretical Electron Density Visualizer
01 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
TEDVis calculates and displays 3D maps of molecular ED and its derivatives from the wave function.
Teaching Risk Studies
24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Berube
Risk studies needs to be taught to all students. While not necessitating a stand-alone status in
educational settings prior to post-secondary education, it might behoove to find creative ways to...
nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today
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23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan
nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...
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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...
UV/Vis Spectra simulator
04 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool computes molecular electronic spectra.
09 Oct 2007 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
Molecular Structure Tracer
05 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool provides a high quality display of molecular structures.
Illinois Tools: Effect of Doping on Semiconductors
01 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Umberto Ravaioli, Nahil Sobh
This Java applet allows students to visualize the effects of doping on carrier concentration in bulk silicon. It utilizes the non-degenerate Maxwell statistics to explore the effects of doping...
Semiconductor Device Education Material
28 Jan 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
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When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: a view of conductance
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Resistance is one of the first concepts an electrical engineer
learns, but things get interesting at the nanoscale.
Experimentalists have found that no matter how short the resistor is, ...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: top-down/bottom-up views of length
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
When devices get small stochastic effects become important. Random
dopant effects lead to uncertainties in a MOSFET’s threshold voltage
and gate oxides breakdown is a random process. ...
Electronics from the Bottom Up: an educational initiative on 21st century electronics
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Supriyo Datta, Muhammad A. Alam
In the 1960’s, a group of leaders from industry and academia,
recognized that the age of vacuum tubes was ending and that engineers
would have to be educated differently if they were to...
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...
From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation
17 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...
Perspectives on NanoScience and Engineering Education (NSEE)
09 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert P. H. Chang
Building capacity in NSEE is the driving mission for the National Center for Learning
and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education (NCLT). Robert Chang,
the Director of NCLT,...
Team-based learning in a based learning in a nanotechnology course: Enhancing Enhancing critical thinking through course structure
04 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Linda Vanasupa