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Take the nanoHUB Carbon Nanotube Dance Challenge!
23 Jul 2018 | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
This teaching resource provides background information on Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs), as well as instructions for simulating different chirality CNTs and interpreting the results.
Mar 31 2016
NSTA Meeting - Nano science and engineering education resources on display at the National Science Teachers Association National Conference
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 Big...
Nano Education Resources
18 Dec 2015 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Quinn Spadola, Lisa Friedersdorf
This is a database of nanoeducation resources that can be searched, filtered, and sorted. Resources are listed by topic area, grade level, core discipline, STEM content area, and resource type.
Exploration of the Oxidation Rate of Silicon Wafers via Simulation
04 Nov 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
This teaching resource is designed for instructors who would like to introduce exploration through simulation into their lessons on silicon oxidation. Step-by-step instructions are provided for running the process lab oxidation simulation, and guiding questions are provided that should help...
Nano 101 Quantum Dots
28 Aug 2014 |
Posted by Tanya Faltens
First-Year Engineering Students' Communication of Nanotechnology Size & Scale in a Design Challenge
22 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Yi Kong, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan
While nanotechnology is a highly engaging topic for students, it entails concepts that are difficult to understand and need to be carefully considered when incorporating nanotechnology into classroom instruction. The notion of size and scale (also referred to as a “big idea” in learning nanoscale...
NCN Education Team: Student Research
09 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong