Imagine going up to a kiosk in your local library and actually touching the surfaces of nanoscale objects scaled up to human dimensions! Using innovative 3D-tactile models this kiosk for libraries allow visitors to feel the surfaces of nanoscale objects, thereby experiencing the amazing nanoscale structures that give these materials their unique properties. Developed by the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Illinois and the Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) at University of Madison Wisconsin.
A brief list of select nano resources for reference, a gentle introduction to nano, as well as some children's books suitable for read-aloud story-times or to augment another program.
What is Nanoland, and what kinds of curious things will Alice find there? Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a land smaller than small, where crazy nano pants and cabbage abound! Based on Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this exciting romp explores the nano in nature and how phenomena at the very small scale affect our very big world.