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Nano and Me Videos

In these short videos, learners are introduced to simple fundamentals about the nanoscale.
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Intro to Nano video

In this video, learners get 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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Treating Disease exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that is about cutting-edge medical treatments that are being developed with nanotechnology.
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Treating Tumors with Gold

In this stage presentation, learners hear about a potential nanotechnology treatment that could kill tumor cells before considering questions about future targeted cancer therapies.
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Nanoparticle Stained Glass: classroom program

In this long activity, learners are introduced to the connections between art and science, with a focus on the connection between stained glass and nanotechnology.
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Nanoparticle Stained Glass (cart demo)

In this activity, learners make a collaborative stained glass window and a take-away card with pre-made nanoparticle solutions containing silver or gold
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Nanomedicine Explorer Kiosk exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that is an interactive, updateable multimedia kiosk and media package, that is also available as a component of the Nanomedicine Exhibition.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoparticles

Magnified image of gold nanoparticles using a Transmission Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoparticles

Magnified image of gold nanoparticles using a Transmission Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoparticles

Magnified image of gold nanoparticles using a Transmission Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoparticles

Magnified image of gold nanoparticles using a Transmission Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoparticles

Magnified image of gold nanoparticles using a Transmission Electron Microscope.
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Stained Glass Window activity components like signs, contact paper, guides, and craft supplies.

Exploring Materials - Stained-Glass Windows

In this activity, learners use contact paper and colored tissue paper to create a "nanoparticle stained-glass" window.
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Online Workshop Nano Brown-Bag: The International Year of Light 2015 - What's Nano about Light?

Online professional development workshop recording.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoshells (SEM)

Magnified image of gold nanoshells using a Scanning Electron Microscope.
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Scientific Image - Gold Nanoshells (optical microscope)

Magnified image of gold nanoshells using an Optical Microscope.
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Battling Cancer with Nanotechnology Video

In this 6-minute video, Dr. Mauro Ferrari presents his research on cancer nanomedicine.
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Stealth Imaging with Iron Nanoparticles Video

In this 5-minute video, Drs. Weissleder and Harisinghani talk about their efforts to improve medical imaging with nanoparticles.
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Zapping Tumors with Gold Nanoshells Video

In this 9-minute video, Drs. Halas and West talks about their nanomedicine-based approaches to cancer treatment.
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Nanomedicine Explorer Website and Videos

The Nanomedicine Explorer is an interactive, bilingual, multimedia program and website with a standalone 3-minute intro video.
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Nanotechnology: Small Science, Big Deal!

This longer activity combines multiple NanoDays activities with a companion side presentation about nanotechnology.
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Exploring Materials - Nano Gold

In this activity, learners discover that nanoparticles of gold can appear red, orange or even blue.
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Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition

The Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition is a large, traveling exhibition that engages visitors about nanotechnology, the science behind it, potential societal impacts, and the many ways it will improve sciences like biology, medicine, and material science.
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Treating Tumors with Gold 2009 Formative Evaluation

Formative evaluation for the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network that gathered visitors’ feedback to a stage presentation on research using nanoshells and infrared light in cancer therapy.
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