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whatisnano.org website

The NISE Network has created a website for public audiences featuring links to videos, audio material, podcasts, games, DIY activities, and NanoDays information for the public. The site also features information about the Nano mini-exhibition including audio description files in both English and Spanish. The Spanish version of the website includes links to Spanish language resources when available.

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NanoDays Planning Guide

A welcome letter (with materials list) and the planning and marketing guide included in the NanoDays physical kit to assist with planning and promoting your NanoDays event. Also includes a link to the Guide to Building Parnerships Between Museums and University-Based Research Centers and a document outlining Strategies for Engaging Bilingual Audiences in your NanoDays event

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Intro to Nano video

"Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal?" is a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dives into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.

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Introduction to Nanotechnology Exhibition

The Intro to Nanotechnology exhibition introduces the basics of nanoscience through four interactive exhibit components. These exhibits were developed by the NISE Network; copies are located at the Museum of Science in Boston, OMSI in Oregon, and the Arkansas Discovery Network.

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Intro to Nanomedicine video

What is Nanomedicine? This is the introductory component for the Nanomedicine exhibit package; but the video on it's own is also an informative stand-alone media piece for other uses. The structure includes a text panel and a narrated-and-captioned 2.5 minute video which plays on demand in either English or Spanish on a 32-inch LCD screen. The video's colorful animation and researcher commentary complements the accompanying text panel to provide a brief overview of some of the basic ideas and goals of nanomedicine.

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Intro to Nanotechnology Video

"Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal?" is a video introduction to the Intro to Nanotechnology exhibition. Get a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dive into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.

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NISE Network Online Workshop - Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits (Recorded)

This online workshop gives an introduction to the new Space & Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project; focussing primarily on an overview of what’s in the new Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits, including information about how to apply and eligibility requirements. These workshops and toolkits are open for both new and existing NISE Network partners located in the United States. Learn how your organization can become more involved in this exciting new opportunity. Workshop originally held on September 13, 2016.

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What is nanotechnology? A fifth graders' guide - Risk Bites Video

The latest video from Risk Bites takes a four minute dive into what nanotechnology is, and why it’s important. It was created as a primer for 5th graders.

A short, easy to understand, classroom-friendly introduction to nanotechnology - and why you should care.

Note: This video refers to atoms as the basic building blocks of everything. This may make chemists and others a little uncomfortable, as most things are built up from molecules. However, because even molecules are themselves made up of atoms arranged in very specific ways, this atom-centric view of nanotechnology...

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Nano Rap Videos - from Science Rapper Coma Niddy

Science rapper Mike Wilson AKA Coma Niddy has created several different nanotechnology videos. Did you know that silver has antimicrobial abilities? The same silver that is in jewelry can kill germs, fungus and bacteria. Some scientists have developed nano-silver which is even more effective at blasting away germs. Learn all about here at Coma Niddy University!

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