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  1. Right Tool for the Job

    11 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Joyce Palmer Allen

    The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to think about how using tools helps them gather information about the world around them.  This is especially important at the nanoscale, where the objects are too small to be seen and the information we gather depends on the tools that we...

  2. Taking a Closer Look at Objects

    11 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Georgia Institute of Technology

    For students to understand their world they often need to use tools to gather information.  Some tools will help them see parts of their surrounding world that they would otherwise miss. These tools include magnifying glasses and microscopes.    The lesson can be conducted as...

  3. An Easy (Bake) Approach to an Edible NanoLab

    01 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph Nunn

    The purpose of the lesson is to get young students interested in basic nanotechnology  concepts associated with creating “wafers” used in chip fabrication in cleanrooms.  Cleanrooms are used to make nanoscale devices with the most common ones being chips used in electronic...

  4. Physics for Future Presidents

    26 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall

    The purpose and goals of this course are to provide a liberal arts style education in physics that could be important for you to understand if you were the president of the United States (or any other executive job). In other words, you will learn real, advanced physics without employing any...

  5. PfFP Lecture 1: Energy and Power I

    26 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall

  6. PfFP Lecture 2: Energy and Power II

    26 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall

  7. PfFP Lecture 3: Energy and Power III

    26 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jerry M. Woodall