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NanoDays Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

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NanoDays Collection Book

Digital book of all public engagement materials from NanoDays 2008-2015 designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society impact on society.
Girl looking at stained glass craft using NanoDays Exploring Materials - Stained-Glass Windows

NanoDays 2015 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2015 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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NanoDays 2014 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2014 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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NanoDays 2013 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2013 kit designed to engaging the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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NanoDays 2012 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2012 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
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NanoDays 2011 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2011 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
Child smelling balloon using Exploring Size - Scented Balloons NanoDays

NanoDays 2010 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2010 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
Person inside of a giant carbon nanotube model made of balloons

NanoDays 2009 Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the NanoDays 2013 kit designed to engage the public in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.impact on society.
Explore science zoom into nano logo in full color with leaf, atom, and Saturn logo

Explore Science - Zoom into Nano Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the Museum & Community Partnership Explore Science: Zoom into Nano kit designed to engage underserved audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through local community collaborations.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays - More Details

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society. Links to all kits, resources, and all digital kits.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2015 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2014 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2013 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2012 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2011 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2010 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Purple NanoDays logo - the Biggest Event for the Smallest Science

NanoDays 2009 Digital Kit

Public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.
Explore science zoom into nano logo in full color with leaf, atom, and Saturn logo

Explore Science: Zoom into Nano Kit - Contents List

Museum & Community Partnerships resources designed to engage underserved audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through local community collaborations.
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What is NanoDays?

NanoDays features public programs, hands-on activities, and professional development resources about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society.

NanoDays is an annual, nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science, engineering, and technology and their impact on society. NanoDays events have taken place at science museums, research centers, and universities across the country from Puerto Rico to Hawaii. NanoDays events can engage people of all ages in learning about this emerging field of research, which holds the promise of developing revolutionary materials and technologies.

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NanoDays future dates 

NanoDays activities can be used anytime throughout the year.

  • NanoDays events are often held from the last weekend in March through the first weekend in April. Future dates for NanoDays are:
    • 2021: March 27-April 4
    • 2022: March 26-April 3
    • 2023: March 25-April 2
  • Calendar of STEM-related seasonal events and holidays
    Ideas for incorporating current science, engineering, and technology content into holidays, seasons, annual events, and special events.
  • National Nano Day (October 9th)
    National Nanotechnology Day (#NationalNanoDay) is an annual celebration and pays homage to the nanometer scale, 10-9 meters.