Initially developed by the New York Hall of Science to establish a partnership with a local Boys and Girls Club, this four-week After School Framework designed for children between the ages of 8 to 12 highlights NISE Net activities, demos and programs and provides the children with a basic understanding and appreciation for nanoscale science concepts.
Troy Dassler's 12 minute TEDx presentation about how he came to introduce nanoscience into his elementary school. Based on his experiences at Aldo Leopold Elementary School working with scientists at the University of Wisconsin MRSEC.
This is a recording of a NISE Network online brown-bag conversation held in January 2015 that shares how some NISE Net partners present the basics of nano to different audiences. Presenters share their favorite examples, activities, resources, and videos.
This is a framework for a school field trip of students aged 8 - 11 years. Students learn about nanoscale science and engineering through hands-on activities. The framework is intended to be delivered in a one hour session.
A Collection of materials science resources, activities and demonstrations developed in conjunction with NOVA MAKING STUFF PBS series. These outreach materials will enable educators and scientists to engage audiences in formal and informal settings and encourage appreciation and better understanding of our material world in the young and old alike.Invisibility cloaks. Season 1: MAKING STUFF: Stronger, Smaller, Cleaner, Smarter. Season 2: MAKING MORE STUFF: Faster, Wilder, Colder, Safer.
This hour long classroom program introduces nano science and nanotechnology as a leading, cutting edge science with an emphasis on nano in nature, health, energy and the environment. The class includes a PowerPoint presentation, three minute video, nine self-guided activities set up as “stations” around the classroom along with a concluding, teacher facilitated class discussion. This program was created for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s (OMSI) Outreach Unit.