University of Massachusetts Amherst Nanotechnology Summer Institute for STEM Teachers

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Educational materials and presentations for STEM teachers and their students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Nanotechnology Summer Institute for STEM Teachers. Includes Powerpoint presentations, activity descriptions, and links to other resources.

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.

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Funding: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst Nanotechnology Summer Institute for STEM Teachers, STEM Ed Institute: www.umassk12.net/stem, 

 Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing: www.umass.edu/chm, National Science Foundation (NSF)

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University of Massachusetts Amherst Nanotechnology Summer Institute for STEM Teachers
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