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Whatisnano.org website

The NISE Network has created a website for public audiences featuring links to videos, audio material, podcasts, games, DIY activities, and NanoDays information for the public. The site also features information about the Nano mini-exhibition including audio description files in...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Intro to Nano video

"Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal?" is a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dives into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.

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

Intro to Nano - Stage

This is a stage presentation, designed for audiences of 11 and up, intended to give a broad overview and introduction to the subject of nanotechnology. The talk attempts to answer three basic questions about nanotech: How is It New, What...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Intro to Nano Cart Demo

This cart demonstration reviews the basics about nanotechnology. Visitors learn that nanoscale objects are very small and have surprising properties because of their size. They also learn about some of the possible technologies that may lead to. They mix chemicals...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Unexpected Properties exhibit

This exhibit demonstrates how materials at the nanoscale can have unexpected properties. The tabletop interactive, Quantum Dots, focuses on the property of color and how a material’s color may change when brought down to the nanoscale. Visitors alter the size...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Creating Nanomaterials exhibit

Creating Nanomaterials is an interactive, multimedia component of the Intro to Nanotechnology exhibit package that demonstrates how scientists are using the ability of molecules to self-assemble to create consumer goods with surprising properties. Visitors place and observe "molecules" on an...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Stand Up Sit Down Icebreaker

Do you want an activity to energize your professional audience on thought provoking topics around now & near-future brain research and technologies? Use this quick icebreaker where participants vote with their feet and seats by standing up, or sitting down...

Project
Changing Brains

NISE Network Online Workshop - Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkits

This online workshop gives an introduction to the new Space & Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project; focussing primarily on an overview of what’s in the new Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits, including information about how to apply and...

Project
Space and Earth Informal STEM Education Project

Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition

The NISE Network created the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition which has toured the Arkansas Discovery Network beginning in 2010. Copies of many of these exhibits were also previously on display at the Museum of Science, Boston and the Oregon...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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