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Thanks to Annual Partner Survey participants!

Catherine McCarthy

Many thanks to all those who shared their opinions and experiences in the Annual Partner Survey in October -November, 2012. The survey is part of our ongoing...

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Partner Highlight: A Macro Invasion of the Nano Kind - Summer at the Saint Louis Science Center

Christina Akers

St. Louis Science Center logoThis past summer, the Exploradome at the Saint Louis Science Center was taken over by the science of the small. All summer long, visitors to Amazing Nano Worlds! were immersed in the world of atoms and molecules enlarged 100 million times their actual size. Children, families and adult audiences were all given an opportunity to plunge into hands-on programming, live demonstrations by real...

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NanoDays 2013 kit applications - due December 1, 2012

Catherine McCarthy
 
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NanoDays 2013 will be held on March 30 through April 7, 2013. NanoDays is a week of community-based educational outreach events to raise public awareness of nanoscale science, technology and engineering throughout the United States. NanoDays kits are currently in production and will be ready for distribution in January 2013. We invite you to fill out an...

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DIY Nano App Wins Parents' Choice Award!

Catherine McCarthy

The DIY NaParent's Choice Silver Honor Award noApp has just been awarded a Silver Honor award for mobile apps.

The Fall 2012 Parents' Choice review...

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Storage and Safety Tips for Your Graphene Activity

KC

If you're planning to use your graphene acitivity again (or use it on a regular basis), here are just a few things to keep in mind:  It's best to remove the snap connectors from the battery, and disconnect the alligator clips to avoid accidental circuit closure while in storage.  If the circuit remains closed for a long period of time, the battery will not only wear out, but also become very hot -...

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