What Happens in a Nano Lab?

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Description: 

This video introduces the scientists, tools, and equipment found in clean rooms, a special kind of lab used to do nanoscale research.

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Objectives

Big Idea: 
In clean room, scientists learn about and make things that are too small to see.
Learning Goals: 
  • Scientists build tiny things with atoms.
  • Scientists wear special clothes.
  • Scientists use special tools and equipment.
NISE Net Content Map: 
  • Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.

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Funding: 
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.
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