This program describes a weeklong summer camp for high school students. The camp does not
assume any previous knowledge of the field and thus is open to students from all backgrounds.
It is hands‐on; application based and also gives a broad overview to nanoscience/nanotechnology as a field with many career opportunities. Students are able to
gain a comprehensive understanding through activities that introduce them to the unique
properties at the nanoscale. Though lab‐tours, discussion groups on societal and ethical implications of nanoscience/nanotechnology and an open‐house at the conclusion of the camp where they present projects to families and friends, students are exposed to a wide variety of