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Nanotechnolgy and the NAE Grand Challenge Reverse Engineer the Brain
14 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Edward Davis, Virginia Davis, Joni Lakin
This group of materials is designed to provide a framework to teach students in an introductory engineering course basic nanotechnology concepts. The materials use the NAE grand challenge...
Engineering Career Profiles
10 May 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones
Although there are many programs and curriculum opportunities for students to do engineering projects, surveys from middle and high school students have said that they are interested in what...
Measuring the Impact of Service-Learning Projects in Engineering: High School Students' Perspectives
10 May 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones, Jean M Trusedell, William "Bill" C. Oakes, Monica Elaine Cardella
We have seen the benefits of service learning and its impact on perceptions and knowledge of engineering and recognize it as a successful mechanism for introducing often highly abstracted concepts...
A profile of a Nano EPICS High School - Agawam High School
10 May 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones
This is a short profile of an EPICS High School that has found a way to integrate nano into its curriculum. The profile describes how the teacher used her specialized background in marine...
Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Make Solar Energy Economical
20 Jun 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Edward Davis, Virginia A. Davis
The Shortcomings and Strengths of Nanotechnology Education: A Student's Perspective
02 Mar 2016 | Presentation Materials | 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...
Finding Fake Videos With Physics
18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rhett Allain
In case you haven’t noticed, the internet is full of videos. Some of these videos are about cats and some about interesting physics topics. You might be surprised to find that some of these...
nanoHUB Used in Research: A One Developer/User View
18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
In this presentation I will give overview of selected nanoHUB tools and their potential for performing state- of-the-art research. The tools selected for this purpose include SCHRED, QuaMC2D, and...
nanoHUB@SIU: Pedagogy and Beyond
22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shaikh S. Ahmed
As a postdoctoral researcher at NCN, during the years 2005-7, in addition to usual research activities, I was tasked with working closely with the nanoHUB Team to augment a few pre-existing...
nanoHUB: Not Just for PhDs
20 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deb Newberry
In 2004, Dakota County Technical College started a 2 year, AAS degree Nanoscience Technician program. This program has always involved an aspect of computer simulations, both in a specific...
nanoHUB - Educational Tour de Force
14 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David K. Ferry
nanoHUB was originally created to bring together the computational electronics world as a place where programs and results could be efficiently shared. For that purpose, it has matured and grown...
Nano-Link: Never go in with a Blank Sheet of Paper
14 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deb Newberry
This presentation summarizes a proven approach that helps educators find, collect and refine the information that is needed to successfully work with industry and establish strong...
Tensile Testing Laboratory: Nanoscale and Macroscale Metal Samples
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aisling Coughlan, Kendra A. Erk, David Ray Johnson, Tanya Faltens, Alejandro Strachan, Heidi A Diefes-Dux
This document is an updated (Fall 2015) sophomore materials science and engineering tensile testing laboratory handout that introduces students to the atomic-level processes that are responsible...
Women and Physics
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Laura McCullough
A discussion of some of the issues surrounding women's participation in physics. What comes with being of the feminine persuasion in a physics world? What hinders women's...
Teaching Science with Science Fiction
13 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelly McCullough, Laura McCullough
Science fiction is one possible tool for increasing engagement in science classrooms, as well as offering opportunities for modeling scientific thinking, illustrating points of scientific...
Tensile Testing of Nanoscale and Macroscale Metal Samples
25 Mar 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aisling Coughlan, Kendra A. Erk, David Ray Johnson, Tanya Faltens, Alejandro Strachan, Heidi A Diefes-Dux
This document is a sophomore materials science and engineering tensile testing laboratory handout (Fall 2014) that introduces students to the atomic-level processes that are responsible for...
Building an Ontology of Student Thinking
18 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Edward F. Redish
Edward F. (Joe) Redish is a Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland in College Park. He received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in...
Uso de simulaciones en investigación y educación en ciencia e ingeniería
17 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
En una colaboración entre la Escuela de Ingeniería de EAFIT, el Centro de Computación Científica Apolo y Proyecto 50, recibimos a Alejandro Strachan, profesor de la...
First-Year Engineering Students' Communication of Nanotechnology Size & Scale in a Design Challenge
22 Apr 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Yi Kong, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan
While nanotechnology is a highly engaging topic for students, it entails concepts that are difficult to understand and need to be carefully considered when incorporating nanotechnology into...
NCN Education Team: Student Research
09 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong