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Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 1: Introduction/What is nanotechnology?
11 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 2: Synthetic Nanostructures
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 3: Quantum Dots and Polymers
2010 NCN Annual Review S13: External Education - Cal Poly Pomona
16 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
3D Molecular Models
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26 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...
Analysis of Reports of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering Program
30 Apr 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Taimur Amjad, Jennifer Nielsen, Lynette Osborne, Shirley Eng, Thomas Jarosz
The Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) Program was initiated as a component in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSE) Program, which is part of the...
Are Simulation Tools Developed and Used by Experts Appropriate Experimentation Tools for Educational Contexts?
08 Apr 2010 | Papers | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy, George Bodner
Simulations and visualizations can lead to significant improvements in students'
conceptual understanding. This increased understanding may be due to the formation of expert-like dynamic mental...
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...
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...
Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana
Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...
29 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
Creating Research Links between Science at the Nanoscale and Science Education
17 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nora H. Sabelli
This talk will address what is needed to reduce the gap between current science education and science education that incorporates the ideas in current nanoscience. The ability to manipulate matter...
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...
Educating by Computer Animations One Method Proposed to Control Motion at the Nanoscale: How to Roll
15 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | 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...
Educational Outreach in Nanotechnology
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15 Aug 2004 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Charles 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...
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: 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...
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. Even...
Embedding science and technology education into students' lifestyles and technology choices
28 Dec 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Krishna Madhavan
Learning experiences of the future will be multi-sensory, engage technologies and significant
computational power continuously and invisibly, and will be completely engaging. The
Engineering and Science Instructors' Intended Learning Outcomes with Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
26 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana
This presentation describes the results of a study aiming to identify how 14 instructors incorporated into their classrooms computational simulations as learning tools. The study was based on the...