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Intro to Nano for Educators

Ttraining materials and resources to introduce professional and volunteer educators to nanoscience, engineering, and technology topics, as well as guidance and approaches for engaging the public in learning about current science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

How small is small? What's a nanotube? The basics of nano can be difficult to grasp. The NISE Network has developed a number of media assets that can help you get a grip on the smallest of science!

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A girl getting a nano logo tattoo.

Selected Books About Nano

This book collection features a select nano resources for reference, a gentle introduction to nano, as well as some children's books suitable for read-aloud story-times or to augment another programs.
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A person looking at a very very small teacup on the tip of their finger.

Intro to Nano-Reference Articles

Professional development articles featuring a gentle introduction to nano science and technology.
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NanoDays Training Materials

Professional development training resources to prepare staff and volunteers to facilitate NanoDays activities.
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A girl looking at a model of a buckyball

Nanoscale Science Informal Learning Experiences: NISE Network Content Map

The NISE Network content map features key ideas for our educational products, including programs, exhibits, and media experiences.
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Online Workshop Recording: Nano Brown-Bag: Nano 101: How to Introduce the Smallest Science

Online professional development workshop recording (2015).
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Nano is different slide showing gold, nano gold, and stained glass

Nano 101 Intro to Nano slide presentations

Introduction to nanoscale science and technology slide presentations for educators.
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Engaging the Public in Nano Key Concepts

Professional development guide for educators on Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Nanotechnology and Society Guide

Professional development guide for scientists from the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
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Intro to Nano video screenshot where someone pours wine onto another person's shirt.

Intro to Nano video

In this video, learners get a broad overview of the unique challenges and opportunities presented by nanoscale science, and dives into the super tiny scale of nanotechnology.
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A wire being encircled by a much smaller wire.

Short Articles on topics in Nanotechnology

This collection of short articles features various topics in the field of nanotechnology.
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