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Teaching middle school or high school students? Use these resources to help kids understand what nanotechnology is and how it may impact their lives. You might start by watching Mark Ratner's seminar A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Check out the various animations that we have to explain nanoscience concepts. Try running a simple tool online, such as CNTbands.

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  1. Learning Microsystems Through Problem Solving Activity - Instructor Guide

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This activity provides the opportunity for participants to demonstrate their knowledge of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems), MEMS components, applications and operations.  Participants work in small groups to design and construct a model of a MEMS device. This activity...

  2. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module explains what "BioMEMS" are and how they are used today in different fields.  An activity provides the opportunity to reinforce the importance of BioMEMS, study where they are used, and explore the endless possibilities of future BioMEMS devices.

  3. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module explains what "BioMEMS" are and how they are used today in different fields.  An activity provides the opportunity to reinforce the importance of BioMEMS, study where they are used, and explore the endless possibilities of future BioMEMS devices.

  4. Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Reverse Engineer the Brain

    14 Aug 2017 | | 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 “Reverse Engineering the Brain” to underpin the need and potential for nanotechnology to address...

  5. Statistical Process Control (SPC) Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    21 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a set of tools used for continuous improvement and the assurance of quality in an active manufacturing process.  This learning module introduces some of the SPC tools used by technicians and engineers, including one of the most common tools - control charts.

  6. Micropump Overview Learning Module

    21 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the MEMS micropump, how it works and where it is used in microtechnology.  Activities allow for further discovery into the operation of micropumps.

  7. Micropumps Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    21 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the MEMS micropump, how it works and where it is used in microtechnology.  Activities allow for further discovery into the operation of micropumps.

  8. Statistical Process Control (SPC) Learning Module

    20 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a set of tools used for continuous improvement and the assurance of quality in an active manufacturing process.  This learning module introduces some of the SPC tools used by technicians and engineers, including one of the most common tools - control...

  9. A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving Learning Module

    20 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces a systematic approach to solving problems by using a six-step process.  This approach is used throughout industry to solve simple to complex problems.  Activities provide the opportunities to apply this six-step process in a real life situation as well...

  10. A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    20 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces a systematic approach to solving problems by using a six-step process.  This approach is used throughout industry to solve simple to complex problems.  Activities provide the opportunities to apply this six-step process in a real life situation as well...

  11. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview

    22 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities are provided that contribution to a better understanding of these processes and that encourage...

  12. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview - Instructor Guides

    22 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities are provided that contribution to a better understanding of these processes and that encourage...

  13. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale - Macro, Micro, Nano

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and...

  14. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale: Macro, Micro, Nano - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and...

  15. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world...

  16. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world...

  17. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  18. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  19. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  20. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...