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Zoom into a Blue Morpho Butterfly video

In this 3-minute video, the viewer zooms into a Blue Morpho Butterfly from macroscale to nanoscale.
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Looking at an opal through a scanning electron microscope

Colors at the Nanoscale: Butterflies, Beetles and Opals

In this activity, learners will be exposed to the term ‘Photonic Crystals,' explore some of the well-known photonic crystals in nature and will also be able observe one method that scientists use in trying to replicate this process.
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Everything is atoms

Combined Zoom Poster: Everything Is Made of Atoms - Butterfly, Bloodstream, Computer Chip

This poster features zooms into three familiar objects - a human heart, a butterfly's wing, and a laptop computer.
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Zoom Into a Computer Chip posters

This poster features a computer chip across ten orders of magnitude.
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Zoom Into a Butterfly Wing poster

An illustrated poster showing a butterfly's wing across ten orders of magnitude; various printing formats with and without annotation included along with formative evaluation.
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Zoom Into the Human Bloodstream poster

An illustrated poster showing the human bloodstream across ten orders of magnitude; various printing formats with and without annotation included along with formative evaluation.
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Changing Colors Exhibit as viewed from the left.

Changing Colors exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that shows how some high-tech nanomaterials mimic natural phenomena.
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Scientific Image - Overlapping Scales of Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly wing using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - SEM Image of Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly wing using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Nanoscale Structures on a Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly wing using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Nanoscale Structures on a Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly wing using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing

Magnified image of a Blue Morpho butterfly wing.
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NISE Net calendar art

Calendar of Seasonal Events and Holidays - STEM Throughout the Year!

In this web page, learners are encouraged to seek out STEM activities and subjects throughout the year.
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Logo for online workshop recordings

Online Workshop Recording Nano Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2013 - Part 2

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing (reflected light)

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly's wing using an Optical Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing (non-reflected light)

Magnified image of a blue morpho butterfly's wing using an Optical Microscope.
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Scientific Image- Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing Ridges

Magnified image of blue morpho butterfly wing ridges using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing Scales

Magnified image of blue morpho butterfly wing scales using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly

Photograph of a blue morpho butterfly using an optical camera.
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Scientific Image - Blue Morpho Butterfly Wing Microribs

Magnified image of blue morpho butterfly wing microribs using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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What is nano about museum labels thumbnails of signs part 1

Nano Museum Labels (Graphic Signs)

These museum graphic labels highlight everyday connections to nanoscale science including: chocolate, food packaging, water, a window, paint, a toilet, a soap bubble, fashion, a sock, a pencil, a butterfly, a gecko, a laptop, an elevator, and a local city.
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Closeup photo of Blue Morpho Butterfly

Butterfly Blues video

In this O Wow Moments video, Mr. O talks about iridescence and Blue Morpho butterflies.
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DIY Nano activity

DIY Nano: printable PDF version

In this series of activities, families of learners can experience and learn about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology at home or on the go!
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Small science big deal table sign

Nanotechnology: Small Science, Big Deal!

This longer activity combines multiple NanoDays activities with a companion side presentation about nanotechnology.
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Exploring Structures - Butterfly activity - two children looking at Blue Morpho butterfly

Exploring Structures - Butterfly

In this activity, learners investigate how some butterfly wings get their color and that some wings get their color from the nanoscale structures on the wings instead of pigments.
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