Many of our partners have indicated that they do classroom activities of some type, so I'm going to be highlighting a few examples of partners incorporating nano into classroom programs.
image by James Sarmiento
Photo from the NISE Net Annual Meeting by Emily Maletz Graphic Design
At the NISE Net Annual Meeting last September, we asked participants about their favorite nano educational experiences. Many talked about how exciting it is when researchers connect with the public. Here are a few examples of favorite experiences:
Jayatri Das of the Franklin Institute with a demo about using nano-iron to clean up groundwater, created in partnership with the Penn State Center for Nanoscale Science. Photo by Emily Maletz Graphic Design.
Some tips from informal science education people on finding and partnering with researchers: