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Same Sides and Let's Talk About It videos

This 50-minute program includes an introduction to the nanoscale science, conversation time for the participants and 2 ten-minute plays that stimulate conversation about the impact the field of nanoscale science may have on our lives. It also gets the audience...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Online Workshop: Changing the Conversation About Climate

Learn how your organization can be part of a larger movement to change public discourse about climate change to be positive, productive, and solutions-focused! Meet members of the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI), which...

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Linked Products

Changing Our Relationship With Science video

This film asks scientists from Harvard, Princeton and Duke University to imagine the future of science and technology and the scientific enterprise as a whole. We wanted to know where they thought the world was headed. Not in three, or...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Exploring Nano & Society - Invisibility Cloak

"Exploring Nano & Society - Invisibility Cloak" is a hands-on activity in which visitors learn about refraction and how it can be used to make a glass stir rod "disappear" in a cup of baby oil. They also learn how...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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NanoDays kit

Risks, Benefits and Who Decides?

This forum asks participants to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of three options. They will also have the opportunity to raise questions about the societal and environmental implications of nanotechnology to a panel of experts. Participants will work in small...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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