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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 (1-20 of 156)

  1. 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

  2. A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

    13 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1021

  3. A profile of a Nano EPICS High School - Agawam High School

    10 May 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    This is a short profile of an EPICS High School that has found a way to integrate nano into its curriculum.  The profile describes how the teacher used her specialized background in marine...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/26512

  4. A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving Learning Module

    20 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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. ...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/26833

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

    20 Jul 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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. ...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/26835

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

    01 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | 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. ...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25328

  7. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of some of the major biomedical developments and applications of BioMEMS.  There are three activities that provide further exploration into some of these...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27067

  8. BioMEMS Applications Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of some of the major biomedical developments and applications of BioMEMS.  There are three activities that provide further exploration into some of these...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27068

  9. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    14 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27032

  10. BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    14 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27033

  11. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of biomolecules, what are they?, types of biomolecules, and how microtechnology is using biomolecules or exploiting their functions for micro and nano...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27090

  12. Biomolecular Applications of BioMEMS Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    18 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is an overview of biomolecules, what are they?, types of biomolecules, and how microtechnology is using biomolecules or exploiting their functions for micro and nano...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27089

  13. 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

  14. Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life.  It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27168

  15. Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    28 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life.  It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27167

  16. CNT_bands

    09 Sep 2005 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jing Guo, Akira Matsudaira

    Computes E(k) and the density-of-states (DOS) vs. energy for a carbon nanotube

    https://nanohub.org/resources/cntbands

  17. Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and "Coffee Rings"

    28 Oct 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Irina Golub, James Marti

    This lab explores issues that engineers and scientists face in working with thin film i.e., dealing with two phenomena that work against them: cracking and the coffee ring effect. This lab will...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/25215

  18. Creating Research Links between Science at the Nanoscale and Science Education

    17 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nora H. Sabelli

    This talk will address what is needed to reduce the gap between current science education and science education that incorporates the ideas in current nanoscience. The ability to manipulate matter...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/1098

  19. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module

    30 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Diagnostic bioMEMS (biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems) have been increasing in number every year.  This learning module provides an introduction to some of the diagnostic tools...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27220

  20. Diagnostic BioMEMS Overview Learning Module - Instructor Guides

    30 Aug 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    Diagnostic bioMEMS (biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems) have been increasing in number every year.  This learning module provides an introduction to some of the diagnostic tools...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/27219