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Partner Highlight: Celebrating NanoDays 2019 Events Across the Country

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

Many partners have shared images of their NanoDays 2019 events on social networking.

We have gathered just a few of many images shared by partners highlighting the different ways partners continue to use NanoDays kits and resources to engage the public.

NanoDays with a Quantum Leap event at Museum of Science in Boston

shared by @KABrownLab, @JavaFXpert 



NanoDays in Lincoln, Nebraska at the Gateway Mall

shared by @nejatiLab and @nebraskaMRSEC on Twitter

"Nanodays in Lincoln: We had a great opportunity to engage public with nanoscience and technology!"

Timelapse video of the event from @nejatiLab:




NanoDays at Purdue University, Indiana

shared by @nanoHUBTanya @BNCPrudure @jhgs @aboltasseva and @PurdueSuterLab on Twitter 






NanoDays at California Science Center in Los Angeles with UCLA and USC

shared by @ChungLabUSC on Twitter



NanoAventuras en Puerto Rico, Mazaguez, Puerto Rico

shared by @ERriopiedras  @NanitoCREST on Twitter


Winona State University's Women in Science and Engineering Family Fun Day in Winona, Minnesota

shared by @IeeeR2 on Twitter

Many more images at:







Thinkery in Austin, TX 

Small science, big deal!

shared by @ThnkeryATX

University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez in Mayaguez Puerto Rico

Shared on Twitter by @NanitoCREST in May 2019

"Outreach: NanoDays activity at the Dr. Pedro Perea Fajardo high school in Mayagüez. Educators: Prof. Yahaira Méndez with the MSE Club Students. #TeamCRESTPR #NSFstories"





Municipio de Cataño in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Shared on Twitter by @catanovive in May 2019

"Comienza la actividad científica NanoDays en nuestra Bahía Viva, donde los niños y jóvenes disfrutan y aprenden de las exposiciones, estaciones de demostraciones interactivas para promover la educación de resolver problemas ambientales usando la nano tecnología. #CatañoVive "

Twitter English translation: 

"The Nanodays scientific activity begins in our living Bay, where children and young people enjoy and learn from exhibitions, interactive demonstration stations to promote education to solve environmental problems using nano technology. #CatañoVive"




North Carolina Science Olympiad

Shared on Twitter by Dr. Megan Ennes‏ @AFishNamedMeg in April 2019

"Super excited to be talking about #nanoscience at @NCSciOlympiad today! @Nanogail @NCStateCED @FridayInstitute @RTNNSocial @parsonsthinfilm @ncsugradschool #nanodays"

STEM Fest in Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY

Shared on Twitter MVCC Mohawk Valley‏ @MVCC_UticaRome Apr 25 in April 2019

"MVCC's Future Engineers Club President Dontae Joseph came to MVCC's STEM & NanoDays event when he was 13 and decided to be an engineer. Look at him now! Check out his appearance on @WKTV's NewsTalk with @DocBarlett to promote this weekend's STEM Fest!"

Video interview with WKTV:

Dontae Joseph, a MVCC engineering student, and Melissa Barlett, a professor, sat down for a NewsTalk on STEM Fest, which gives students an opportunity for hands-on learning.


STEM throughout the year

Please check out our seasonal events page for a Calendar of STEM-related seasonal events and holidays featuring ideas for incorporating current science, engineering, and technology content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events.

NanoDays activities

NanoDays kits and digital downloads: