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Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study
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31 Mar 2009 | | Contributor(s):: carol lynn alpert, National Center for Learning & Teaching in Nanosca
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 other examples of nanoscale research center – informal science education institutional collaborations, now...
DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology
15 Jan 2009 | | 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 kids conduct their own inquiry-based investigations, modeling the inquiry process and communicating the...
3D Molecular Models
21 Jun 2007 | | 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 small as caffeine to major proteins and viruses.Nicholas Vargo created this kiosk presentation as an...
General Introduction to Nanotechnology
20 Apr 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Hyung-Seok Hahm
This is an 80 second movie clip. The camera zooms in from a computer to molecules with a narration.The design goals are - Give a smooth introduction to nano-world- Deliver ideas of how small nano-scale objects are with a zoom-in- Inform that nanotechnology is related to everyday thingsProduced by...
Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
This is a 60 second movie clip with an introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy(STM). Design goals are - Give an idea of what STM looks like- Provide an overview of what STM does and how it worksProduced by Imran Sobh and Hyung-Seok HahmAs part of instructional materials by National Center...
Operation of Scannig Tunneling Microscopy
This is a 60-second movie clip with a narration of how Scanning Tunneling Microscopy(STM) operates. Produced by Eric Meyer, Imran Sobh and Hyung-Seok Hahm Beckman InstituteUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign As part of instructional materials by National Center for Learning and Teaching in...