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Two actors act in a play about nano and society.

Same Sides and Let's Talk About It videos

In this program, learners are introduced to nanoscale science which includes 2 ten-minute plays that stimulate conversation about the impact the field of nanoscale science may have on our lives.
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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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Intro to Nanomedicine video

An exhibit that was part of the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition that is the introductory component for the Nanomedicine exhibit package; but the video on it's own is also an informative stand-alone media piece for other uses.
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Nanomedicine Exhibit being used to a little girl.

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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Biobarcodes: Antibodies and nanosensors

In this activity, learns explore antibodies and a nanomedical technology called Biobarcodes by assembling a jigsaw puzzle model.
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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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Learners pour beads into a sieve filter to sort by size

Exploring Size - Ball Sorter

In this activity, learners use sieves with different-sized holes, to sort balls by size and investigate filtering.
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Cognitive Enhancement Teen Role Play Forum

In this forum, learners grapple with the implications of two different future technologies that would enhance one's cognitive ability.
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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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Nanomedicine in Healthcare

In this forum, learners explore nanotechnology-enabled medical technologies and their potential to transform health care, while considering the societal, ethical, environmental and economic impacts of this emerging technology.
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