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Whatisnano.org website

Learners may explore more about nanotechnology and learn more about the science behind NanoDays activities and Nano exhibition experiences including Audio Description for the exhibition.
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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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Intro to Nano - Stage

In this stage presentation, learners experience an introduction to nanotechnology through three basic questions.
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Intro to Nano Cart Demo

In this activity, learners explore the basics about nanotechnology by mixing chemicals, turning potatoes black, generating electricity, and seeing invisible light in several demonstrations and experiments.
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Unexpected Properties exhibit

Quantum Dots exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that demonstrates how materials at the nanoscale can have unexpected properties.
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Creating Nanomaterials exhibit

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that demonstrates how scientists are using the ability of molecules to self-assemble to create consumer goods with surprising properties.
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Stand Up Sit Down Icebreaker

Professional development training tool to prepare scientific audiences to talk about public engagement around now & near-future brain research and technologies.
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Online Workshop Recording: Explore Science: Earth & Space Toolkits

Online professional development workshop recording (2016).
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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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