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  1. Nanoparticle Pollutants

    17 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darren Hayes, Nancy Healy

    Many plastics are in our oceans due to pollution, including ocean dumping and land runoff. Sunlight and alkaline ocean water break these plastics down into small particles, many are nanoscale in...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25692

  2. Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-nanotechnology

    11 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Samantha Andrews

    This lesson explores the ethical concerns related to bio-nanotechnology. Bio-nanotechnology is the application of nanotechnology to living things. This ranges from the creation of pharmaceuticals...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25620

  3. Mixtures and Nanotechnology

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

    The purpose of this unit is to help students make the connection that the classification of mixtures is based on the size of particles. This connects to two of the Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25624

  4. Introduction to Creative Problem Solving in Nanotechnology

    10 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Joseph Nunn

    This lesson serves as an introduction to the field of nanotechnology by discussing its real-world implications in light of current economic issues and conditions.  The lesson is performed...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25648

  5. Small Scale Sculpting

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25528

  6. Small Scale Stenciling

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Marilyn Garza

    This lab is analogous with some nanofabrication processes. This lab will help students understand some of the challenges encountered while making semiconductor chips and waveguides, both of which...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25532

  7. Making a Liquid Crystal Thermometer

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rano Sidhu

    Liquid crystals are matter that has properties between those of a liquid and a solid. Liquid crystals may flow like a liquid but have crystals like a solid.colors of the objects are Color is the...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25537

  8. Is measuring an art or a science?

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Monica Hochstein

    Nanotechnology occurs on the scale of 1-100 nanometers (in one direction). There have been numerous predictions about the growth in nanotechnology production and its impact on  manufacturing...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25541

  9. Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly

    09 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Nancy Healy, Marilyn Garza

    This activity is designed to help students understand the concept of scale and magnification when examining a Blue Morpho butterfly wing. The activity requires the use of a scanning electron...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25547

  10. Using Modeling to Demonstrate Self-Assembly in Nanotechnology

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rocquel Stanley

    There are two activities in this lesson, the Fly Prison and the Water Maze.  The Fly Prison is a hands-on modeling activity designed to introduce students to the area of nanotechnology and...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25341

  11. BNSF Outreach Activity for High School Students: Nanoengineering Track

    09 Jul 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh

    Outreach activity for high school students: Nanoengineering track (Kansas State University). Purpose: To encourage diverse young people to pursue careers in engineering and help them understand...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/18841

  12. Nanoengineering ESSI K-State 2012

    28 May 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh

    https://nanohub.org/resources/17926

  13. Nano*High: The Birth and Early Evolution of the Universe

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alex Filippenko

    Alex Filippenko is a Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High gratefully acknowledges QB3, the California...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10495

  14. Nano*High: Got Plastic? What Saran Wrap & Renewable Energy Generation Have in Common

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Segalman, Eric Isaacs, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Rachel Segalman is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley and a Faculty Scientist at LBNL. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10497

  15. Nano*High: Looking for the Good News in Your Genome: Personalized Medicine--Science and Ethics

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jasper Rine

    Jasper Rine is a Howard Hughes Professor and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at UC Berkeley. Nano*High The Molecular Foundry Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10490

  16. From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation

    21 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2725

  17. Technology challenges of the 21st Century

    14 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene S. Meieran

    The 20th century was a century of remarkable scientific and technical achievement, as recorded in the National Academy of Engineering book, "A Century of Innovation". Three forces ("a perfect...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2669

  18. Molecular Orbital Theory

    18 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Luis Emmanuel Bonilla

    This is the seventh contribution from the students in the University of Texas at El Paso Molecular Electronics course given in the fall of 2006. Luis Bonilla and Abel Perez have designed a...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2116

  19. X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

    14 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Echevarria Torres

    The XPS (X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy) it is also known as ESCA (Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis). This technique is based on the theory of the photoelectric effect that was...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2109

  20. The Transistor

    13 Dec 2006 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Victor Hugo Estrada, Elizabeth Gardner

    This is the third contribution from the students in the University of Texas at El Paso Molecular Electronics course given in the fall of 2006. This PowerPoint presentation describes a brief...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2095