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Nanotechnology Toolbox

Featured at NanoUtah 2010 & 2011, this box contains everything you need to effectively engage your students in the always exciting, sometimes controversial, cutting edge field of nanotechnology.

What's in the Nanotechnology Toolbox?

  • Hands on activities to explore materials, fabrication, tools, measurement and scale
  • Lesson plans to extend student inquiry around included activities (Lessons were written by high school students involved in Youth Teaching Youth at the NHMU.)
  • Games
  • Posters
  • Videos

 

  • Books:

Nano Nature: Nature's Spectacular Hidden World
Of Monsters, Magik, and Nano-Technology
What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew?
Is the Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is?
Soft Machines, Nanotechnology and Life
How Small is Nano?
NANOETHICS: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnolgy
NSTA's NANOSCALE SCIENCE: Activities for Grades 6-12


Teaching Toolboxes include revelant curriculum tied to Utah State Core Curriculum Standards.

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