Online Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2013 Activities - Part Two: Laddering Activities Around Polymers and Light at the Nanoscale (Recorded)

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Description: 

This is a recording of a NISE Network online brown-bag conversation held in 2013 focused on the science behind NISE Net activities related to polymers or light at the nanoscale. The following activities were discussed: • Exploring Fabrication - Gummy Capsules • Exploring Materials - Hydrogel • Exploring Structures - Butterfly • Exploring Materials - Thin Films • Exploring Properties - Invisibility Presented by: Rashmi Nanjundaswamy and Lizzie Hager-Barnard, Lawrence Hall of Science, Univeristy of California, Berkely For more information, and for a link to the recording, please see the Resources section of this page.

Objectives

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.

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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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