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Classroom K-12 and college-level presentation slideshows, laboratories, multimedia, and other career resources developed by Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) at the Penn State College of Engineering.


Nano Content Map: 
  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
  • Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.
  • Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
  • Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.



The Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network is the NSF National ATE Center for Nanotechnology Workforce Development located at Penn State University. Funded, in part, by a grant from the National Science Foundation (DUE 1205105).
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Penn State University Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization

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