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The Future of Computing

"The Future of Computing" is a public presentation that examines trends in computing technology and predicts what the future of computing might hold for us. Visitors are introduced to the idea of smaller, nanoscale transistors as the key to faster...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - Graphite Flakes

Scanning Electron Microscope image of flakes of graphite from common pencil lead. • SIZE: Scale bar representes 30 µm. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - Graphene models

Vector illustrations of ball-and-stick models of a graphene structure on a black or white background.

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Online Workshop Nano Brown-Bag: The Science Behind NanoDays 2015 - Part 1

This is a recording of a NISE Network online brown-bag conversation held in February 2015 focused on the applications and scientific background behind NISE Net activities related to graphene and nano-coatings. The presentation covered a variety of past and present...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Properties - Heat Transfer

"Exploring Properties - Heat Transfer" is a hands-on activity in which visitors investigate how quickly heat is transferred through two different materials. They learn that graphene is a very good conductor of heat and that the way a material behaves...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

NanoDays 2015 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

These files contain the complete NanoDays 2015 digital kit. This includes all planning and promotional materials; the hands-on activity guides, facilitator...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

NanoDays 2013 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

These files contain the complete NanoDays 2013 digital kit. This includes all planning and promotional materials; the hands-on activity guides, facilitator...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Nanotube Models

"Nanotube Models" is a facilitated tabletop program aimed at educating the public about the properties and applications of carbon nanotubes. Visitors will be able to use Molecular Visions model kits to build carbon nanotubes. The models can be started by...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nobel Winning Experiment

In this episode of O Wow Moments with Mr. O from the Children's Museum of Houston, we take a look at a Nobel Prize winning experiment!

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

NanoDays 2012 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

These files contain the complete NanoDays 2012 digital kit. This includes all planning and promotional materials; the hands-on activity guides, facilitator...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Nanotechnology: Small Science, Big Deal!

"Nanotechnology: Small Science, Big Impact!" provides an overview of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, and includes a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations. This program combines multiple shorter hands-on activities and slide show introduction to nanotechnology:

  • Exploring Materials—Nano Gold (NanoDays...
Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Materials - Graphene

"Exploring Materials - Graphene" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use tape and graphite to make graphene and test the conductivity of graphite. They learn that graphene is a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb pattern...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit
NanoDays kit

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