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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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Resources (21-40 of 72)

  1. Quantum Technology: The Second Quantum Revolution

    03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan P Dowling

    Jonathan Dowling presents a brief introduction of the Second Quantum Revolution. This talk covers a brief introduction and history of developments in quantum mechanics which has led us to where we...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/13017

  2. NanoDays - Metamaterials, Transformation Optics and Cloaking

    13 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/11302

  3. NanoDays 2011

    05 May 2011 | Workshops

    Educational activities about nanoscale science and engineering for students in grades K-12.

    https://nanohub.org/resources/11243

  4. NanoDays - NanoTrees: Making Paper Stronger than Steel

    05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Moon

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/11237

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Physics for Future Presidents

    26 Jan 2011 | Courses | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10546

  9. PfFP Lecture 1: Energy and Power I

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

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10547

  10. PfFP Lecture 2: Energy and Power II

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

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10548

  11. PfFP Lecture 3: Energy and Power III

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

    https://nanohub.org/resources/10549

  12. Nano*High: X-rays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies

    25 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roger W. Falcone

    X-ray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible - who hasn't had an X-ray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab,...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8294

  13. Nano*High: Nanoscience for High School Students

    02 Feb 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman

    The Materials Sciences Division at the University of California's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory invites you and your students to Nano*High, a series of free Saturday morning lectures by UC...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5490

  14. Nano*High: From Atoms to Electricity: An Introduction to Nuclear Power, Its Promise and Challenge

    02 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian D. Wirth

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Professor Brian Wirth from the UC Berkeley Dept. of Nuclear Engineering presents the basics of nuclear science, and discusses the technological...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5477

  15. Nano*High: Superconductivity, Trains and SQUIDs

    02 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Clarke

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Nano*High. Superconductivity is a unique phenomenon where the electric resistance of a material drops to zero. Until only a few decades ago,...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5482

  16. Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study

    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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6187

  17. K-12: Introduction to Quantum Wells

    02 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): David Beck, Mark M Budnik

    A lesson plan for a 20-30 minute exercise for 4th and 5th grade Gifted and Talented students to explore the concept of quantum wells. The objectives of the lesson are: * The students will be...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/5925

  18. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/6123

  19. Thinking Small

    17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator

    There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively there is also a...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/4372

  20. 3D Molecular Models

    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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/2821