NanoDays 2015 Physical Kit


The NanoDays kit contains several hands-on activities and programs to engage a public audience in nanoscale science, technology, and engineering. The physical kit comes with all the activity and program supplies you need (for about 100 visitors,) staff and volunteer training and resource materials, promotional and marketing materials, and more! With this physical kit you have everything you will need to hold a NanoDays event. A NanoDays kit box is approximately 2.5' x 1.5' x 1.5'.


What's in the physical kit?

I. Hands-on activities (complete with instructions, graphics, and supplies for 100 visitors)

  • Exploring Materials—Graphene revised Spanish!
  • Exploring Materials—Polarizers NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Materials—Stained-Glass Windows NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Materials—Thin Films Spanish!
  • Exploring Nano & Society—Tell a Nano Story NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Products—Kinetic Sand NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Products—Nano Fabric Spanish!
  • Exploring Products—Nano Food NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Properties—Heat Transfer NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Tools—Dress Up Like a Nanoscientist NEW! Spanish!
  • Exploring Tools—Transmission Electron Microscopes NEW! Spanish!

II. Graphics and Media

III. A set of guides and tools for planning and promoting your event

IV. Training Materials

V. Educational Media DVD

VI. Staff and volunteer training media DVD

VII. Team-Based Inquiry training DVD

All videos may be downloaded from Vimeo simply by creating a free "basic" account at, for more assistance please see FAQ # 10.

Refer to the activity guide or program lession plan located online for more information (such as vendor contact info for any physical resource or consumable material, training tips, or special set-up requirements.)