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Buy It, Or Better Not?

In this activity, learners consider the costs, risks, and benefits of nanoparticles in various products.
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Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: Nanotechnology and Pseudoscience

Online professional development workshop recording (2015).
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Would You Buy That

In this stage presentation, learners explores social and ethical issues of consumer products from the past, present and future
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Nanotechnology Spin-a-Prize!

In this activity, learners discover the basics of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through a game show format.
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Try measuring little things!

In this activity, learners use a ruler to measure small things and consider the need for special measurement tools at the nanoscale.
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Biomimicry: From Nature to Nanotech

In this long activity, learners will engage in activities showing various natural phenomena that scientists and engineers have emulated to address human problems.
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Privacy. Civil Liberties. Nanotechnology.

In this forum, learners will discuss several nanotechnology application scenarios then deliberate in small groups and create a group response to the overarching question, "how can nanotechnology affect someone’s privacy"
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Compilation of Nanoscale Exhibit Projects Front End Evaluation (2005)

Front-end evaluation report literature review of existing Nanoscale Communication Projects as of 2005.
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Risks, Benefits and Who Decides?

In this forum, learners discuss the strengths and weaknesses of three options, raise questions about the societal and environmental implications of nanotechnology to a panel of experts, and work in small groups to form a group recommendation drawing from the options presented.
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