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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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Database of The Big Ideas in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSTA)
02 Feb 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Tanya Faltens
This database lists the 9 Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering along with the Learning Goals associated with each Big Idea. Instructors should refer to the NSTA publication, "The...
NISE Net NanoDays Kit Database
22 Jan 2016 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
This is a database of NISE Net NanoDays Kits, with links to information about the kits and instructional videos. This database was created in 2014 and there may be some additional content added...
Scale cards activity
11 Dec 2014
Investigating size and scale using the metric system, from nano to macro
Introduction to Nanotechnology - An "Elementary" Education Program
07 Apr 2014 | Contributor(s):: Mark M Budnik
Presentation for: Around the world, primary and secondary schools are challenged to implement appropriate programs for their gifted and talented students. In this paper, we present how our community's public school system and our college of engineering collaboratively developed and implemented a...
Introduction to Nanotechnology: Implementation of a Cooperative Program for Gifted and Talented Elementary School Children
Around the world, primary and secondary schools are challenged to implement appropriate programs for their gifted and talented students. In this paper, we present how our community's public school system and our college of engineering collaboratively developed and implemented a program on...
Nanotechnology K12 Lessons - 1
The technological world today is constantly evolving. Every year, new discoveries and improvements to previous technologies change the way we live. Nanotechnology is one field that is quickly advancing and impacting our daily lives. School systems often do not have the lesson plans or the...
Using nanoHUB to Introduce Elementary and Middle School Students to Models and Simulations
25 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
This is a combination hands-on and simulation activity that will teach middle school students about the function and importance of modeling and simulations in science and engineering while learning about three important carbon nanostructures: graphene, bucky balls, and carbon nanotubes. The...
Quick and Easy Guide to Carbon Structure Simulations using Crystal Viewer Tool
30 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
These are step-by-step instructions for creating simulations of carbon nanostructures:- buckly ball- carbon nanotubes- graphene sheetsThese instructions will allow teachers to run simulations that students can use along with, or instead of, building 3D models of structures.In NanoDays 2013 at...
nanoHUB Resources for K-12
07 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Ross Hoehn
Ross Hoehn gives a brief introduction to the basic concepts used in the quantum information field. He conveys linear superpositions and entanglements through penguin coordinates and marital disputes and follows up with the presentation of an entertaining game which both teaches and emphasizes...
QIQC Quantum Computing Workshop
03 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Sabre Kais
The National Science Foundation's Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center (NSF's QIQC) presents several talks organized by Bill Bayley, QIQC Outreach Coordinator, with the goal of conveying the basics of their field of interest to the lay public. This is done in hopes to both inspire...
Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry
Quantum Technology: The Second Quantum Revolution
03 Feb 2012 | | 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 are today and a discussion of quantum advancements which are being developed and can change your...
Monica Marie Cortez Allain
NanoDays - Metamaterials, Transformation Optics and Cloaking
13 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
05 May 2011 |
Educational activities about nanoscale science and engineering for students in grades K-12.
NanoDays - NanoTrees: Making Paper Stronger than Steel
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Robert J. Moon
Nano*High: The Birth and Early Evolution of the Universe
31 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alex Filippenko
Nano*High: Got Plastic? What Saran Wrap & Renewable Energy Generation Have in Common
31 Jan 2011 | | 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*HighThe Molecular FoundryLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryNano*High gratefully acknowledges QB3, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences for...
Nano*High: Looking for the Good News in Your Genome: Personalized Medicine--Science and Ethics
31 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jasper Rine