NISE Net offers a digital download of the NanoDays kit, complete with instructions, lesson plans, supply lists, marketing materials, and multimedia files. Consider this option if you do not meet eligibility criteria, are affiliated with an organization that does not hold public events, would like to preview the contents, are located outside the United States, or want to create multiple copies of print resources. NISE Net members are welcome to download a zip file of the free NanoDays digital kit by clicking on the link below. Click here to download the full kit. If you would prefer not to download the entire kit, you are welcome to simply download portions of the kit, as outlined below.
What's in the 2012 digital kit zip file?
I. Digital files of documents to help you get started: Download a zip file of the two guides listed below. (Size: 6.5 MB)
II. Digital files of instructional guides, signs, and supplies for this year's hands-on nano activities: Download a zip file of the activities listed below. (Size: 354 MB)
- Exploring Fabriation - Gummy Capsules
- Exploring Forces - Static Electricity
- Exploring Materials - Graphene
- Exploring Materials - Hydrogel
- Exploring Materials - Nano Gold
- Exploring Materials - Thin Films
- Exploring Products - Sunblock
- Exploring Size - Ball Sorter
- Exploring Size - Memory Game
- Exploring Size - Powers of Ten Game
- Exploring Structures - Butterfly
- Exploring Structures - DNA
- Build a Giant Puzzle!
- I Spy Nano!
- What am I?
- Try measuring little things!
- Key Concepts Posters
- Nano & Society
- Nanotechnology - Small Science, Big Deal
III. Digital files of marketing and promotional materials: Download a zip file of the materials listed below (Size: 738 MB)
- NanoDays Ads
- NanoDays Graphic Elements
- NanoDays Logos
- NanoDays Promotional Banners
- NanoDays Promotional Videos
- NanoDays Publicity Photos
- NanoDays Promotional Posters
- NanoDays Sample Press Release
- NanoDays Web Icons
- NISE Network Factsheets
- NISE Network Brochure
- NISE Network Photo Release Form
- I Heart Nano Image
IV. Digital files of staff & volunteer training materials: Download a zip file of the materials listed below. (Size: 9.7 MB)
- Engaging the Public in Nano (guide to key concepts)
- Universal Design Guidelines for Public Programs in Science Museums
- Training Orientation PowerPoint
- Training Orientation slides & notes
- Tips for Engaging Visitors
- Training Video guide
V. Educational Media
- Mr. O Videos
Nano and Me
- Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal?
- What Happens in a Nano Lab?
- Wonders and Worries of Nanotechnology
- Zoom into a Blue Morpho Butterfly
- Zoom into a Lotus Leaf
VI. Staff and Volunteer Training Media
To find more information, such as vendor contact info, for any physical resource or consumable material in the NanoDays kit, check under the "Resources tab" of the specific Catalog product's page.