SmallTalk is a podcast series chatting about nanotechnology with leading scientists, thinkers, artists, writers, and visionaries, and look at quirky nanoscience stories in the news.
In this activity, learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put it in an Eppendorf tube to take home.
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.
Biobarcodes: Antibodies and nanosensors
In this activity, learns explore antibodies and a nanomedical technology called Biobarcodes by assembling a jigsaw puzzle model.
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.
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.